Émile Durkheim on Suicide & Society: Crash Course Sociology #5
French sociologist Émile Durkheim died. He was one of the first sociologists ever and one of the three founders of the field, the other two were Karl Marx and Max Weber. Durkheim did not work in the field. He compared data from other scientists. His most famous book is Le Suicide, considered a first attempt to describe the particular aspect of society.