''A General View of Positivism'' (''Discours sur l'ensemble du positivisme'') was an 1844 book by a French philosopher Auguste Comte, first published in English in 1865. A founding text in the development of positivism and the discipline of sociology, the work provides a revised and full account of the theory Comte presented earlier in his multi-part ''The Course in Positive Philosophy'' (1830–1842). Comte outlines the epistemological view of positivism, provides an account of the manner by which sociology should be performed, and describes his law of three stages.
*Religion of humanity
*Comte, A.; Bridges, J.H. (tr.), ''A General View of Positivism''; Trubner and Co., 1865 (reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2009; )
1848 non-fiction books
Modern philosophical literature
History of sociology
Philosophy of social science
Works about philosophy of social sciences