Definition of Durkheim, Émile in English:

Durkheim, Émile

proper noun

  • (1858–1917), French sociologist, one of the founders of modern sociology. He became the first professor of sociology at the Sorbonne (1913). Notable works: The Division of Labour in Society (1893) and Suicide (1897).

Pronunciation

Durkheim, Émile

/ˈdəːkhʌɪm/ /dyʀkɛm/