John Kells Ingram, the Comtean Movement, and the English Methodenstreit
Moore, G. C.
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.