John Kells Ingram, the Comtean Movement, and the English Methodenstreit
Moore, G. C. (1999). John Kells Ingram, the Comtean Movement, and the English Methodenstreit. History of Political Economy, 31 (1), 53-78.
Examines the methodological system formally articulated by John Kells Ingram at the height of the English Methodenstreit. Ingram's Comtean interpretation of the historicist conceptual framework; Principles championed by Auguste Comte; Factors that facilitated the decline of the Comtean movement; Ingram's dissatisfaction with Ireland's socio-economic system.