Jean-Gabriel Tarde (March 12, – May 13, ), a French criminologist and Tarde codified his ideas in the “three laws of imitation”. The Laws of Imitation has 17 ratings and 3 reviews. Phillip said: Tarde belongs to that initial moment of the emergence of sociology as a science as such. Tarde makes a distinction between logical and extra-logical laws of imitation. The logical laws are to be discovered when- ever an invention is imitated solely.

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Gabriel Tarde – Wikipedia

Credits New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. Thd marked it as to-read Apr 12, Elie added it Jul 25, Steffen rated it it was amazing Apr 07, The third law— the law of insertion —says that new behaviors are superimposed on old ones and subsequently either reinforce or extinguish previous behavior. Ania rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Edson Antunes marked it as to-read Aug 14, As he was confined to bed throughout most of his youth due to fragile health, he engaged himself in intellectual work, studying philosophy and social sciences.


Gabriel Tarde – New World Encyclopedia

He was raised by his mother from the age of seven, when his father died. Tarde’s criminological studies served as the underpinning of his later sociology. Jeffrey Alegre marked it as to-read Aug 23, It is worth noting that in the case of invention, Tarde takes the brain itself of the inventor to somehow be the agent of the invention. Paragraph breaks appear randomly in the middles of sentences.

The laws of imitation

Based on his view of the importance of the individual, Tarde analyzed human society, particularly human progress, to be the result of individuals engaged in relational behaviors according to each individual’s characteristics and ,aws exemplifying one of three basic processes—”Invention,” “Imitation,” or “Opposition.

Sociologists from the Chicago school of sociology took up some of Tarde’s insights and further built on them. Humanity must rebuild a new civilization underground.

Imitation, on the other hand, is much more widespread in society. Tarde’s work has further influenced affect philosophy.

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Tarde held that an elite was needed to govern society, keeping the balance between innovative ideas and traditional cultural patterns.

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