Electric Durkheim

COLEMAN, Leo. 2019. Widened reason and deepened optimism: electricity and morality in Durkheim’s anthropology and our own. In: Simone Abram; Brit Ross Winthereik; Thomas Yarrow (eds). Electrifying anthropology: exploring electrical practices and infrastructures. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp.42-63. ELECTRICITY AS 19th CENTURY VOCABULARY FOR RELIGIOUS-DIVINE-MYSTICAL-SPIRITUAL-STRANGE FORCES [E]lectricity provided nineteenth-century scholars of religion, including William Robertson Smith, William James and Émile Durkheim, […]