Comte

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Comte French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Comte A count: occurring in English use, in French titles.
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Usage

In literature:

But M. Comte does appeal, in the second instance, to history in confirmation of his views.
"Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws" by James Buchanan
Harrison, Frederic, xiii, 92; Comte and, viii, 266.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
This puts the Comte fairly under our lee.
"The Two Admirals" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Where is the Comte de Grouchy?
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The Comte de Chambord was then in the strength of his years.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
Conducted by the officer, whose name I forget, we at length reached the quarters of the Comte de Puisaye.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
Comte laid great stress on the discontinuity found between the different kingdoms of nature, as well as within each single kingdom.
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
Monsieur le Comte, do you know anything more, of importance, that you have not already told me?
"Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service" by H. Irving Hancock
What the devil do I know of the Comte and Comtesse de Choissy, as you call them?
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851" by Various
It is the Comte de la Seine you speak to, and who tells you he will let you lead him no more through these devious ways.
"The King's Esquires" by George Manville Fenn
On the 23rd of June Admiral Keppel's fleet came in sight of that of the French under the command of the Comte D'Orvilliers.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
Auguste Comte was born at Montpelier, France, in Seventeen Hundred Ninety-eight.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
He informed me that he was the Comte de Chavannes.
"Valerie" by Frederick Marryat
As for my father, he hasn't had to decide anything since the Comte de Chambord refused to adopt the tricolour.
"Coming Home" by Edith Wharton
For fifteen years he lived as a Franciscan monk in the cell and cloisters of the monastery at Fontenay-le-Comte.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
The Comte de Blacas, dismissed, a peer of France.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
His maternal kinsmen, the Champernouns, were connected by marriage with the Huguenot Comte de Montgomerie.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
M. de Courcelles was succeeded by the able and chivalrous Louis de Buade, comte de Frontenac.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)" by George Warburton
TO MONSIEUR LE COMTE DE MOUSTIER, October 9,1787 LETTER CVI.
"The Memoirs, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions" by Thomas Jefferson
Le Comte de Las Cases, and his son.
"The Surrender of Napoleon" by Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland
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In poetry:

The only occasion when Comte
Is known to have romped
Was when the multitude roared, ”Vive
Le Philosophie Positive!”
"Clerihew – Comte" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Had no care for priest nor parson,
Hope of heaven nor fear of hell;
And in all his views of nature
Held with Comte and Peter Bell.
"The Legend of La Brea" by Charles Kingsley

In news:

Great Performances at the Met Le Comte Ory PBS.
A trio of bel canto stars—Juan Diego Flórez, Diana Damrau, and Joyce DiDonato—headline the Met's first-ever production of Le Comte Ory, Rossini's final comic masterpiece.
The Comte de Buffon, a French scientist, left behind a considerable physical heritage, where a curious traveler could sample his ideas and his style of living.
In his heyday, Auguste Comte (1798–1857) captivated some of the brightest minds of the nineteenth century with his alternative to religion, which he called positivism.
Swiss photographer Michel Comte and spouse Ayako Yoshida have wrapped production on "The Girl From Nagasaki ," a retelling of Puccini's "Madame Butterfly.
Swiss photographer Michel Comte and spouse Ayako Yoshida have wrapped production on "The Girl From Nagasaki," a retelling of Puccini 's "Madame Butterfly.
Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Jerry L Shipman , 81, who died Dec 12, 2001, were: Mark Putnam, John Shipman , Stewart Shipman , Dan Comte, Brandon Chapell, Dustin Young and Denny Putnam.
The tradition of mixing the concepts of biology with philosophy and Weltanschauung stretches back into the last century and has Comte and Spencer as its unfortunate leaders: unfortunate, because their works are by now largely unreadable.
Swiss photographer Michel Comte and spouse Ayako Yoshida have wrapped production on "The Girl From Nagasaki," a retelling of Puccini's "Madame Butterfly .
2 cups cream, half-and-half or milk 1 sprig thyme, optional 1 clove garlic, optional 3 eggs plus 2 yolks Pinch cayenne ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup grated semihard cheese, like Gruyère, Comté or Emmenthal ½ cup grated Parmesan.
Swiss photographer Michel Comte and spouse Ayako Yoshida have wrapped production on "The Girl From Nagasaki," a retelling of Puccini's " Madame Butterfly.
The quiche with mushrooms, leeks and comte and the ricotta/strawberry blintz sound like solid vegetarian options.
The market hosts La Cave à Fromages where wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano and Comté line the walls of a cavernous cheese cellar.
France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy's nude portrait taken by Michel Comte in 1993 will be auctioned at Christie's on April 10th.
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In science:

By using chaining techniques, Baraud, Comte & Viennet (2001) handled the case of sub-Gaussian ξi .
A Bernstein-type inequality for suprema of random processes with an application to statistics
Baraud, Y., Comte, F., and Viennet, G. (2001).
A Bernstein-type inequality for suprema of random processes with an application to statistics
Comte-Bellot, G. & Corrsin, S. 1971 Simple Eulerian time correlation of full-and narrowband velocity signals in grid-generated, isotropic turbulence. J.
Dependence of decaying homogeneous isotropic turbulence on initial conditions
We gratefully acknowledge the PRéCI (Regional Center of Design and Innovation – Franche-Comté, France) for supporting our research topic “Design of Innovative Micro-Tools”, as part of its plan of action “Antici pating the needs of SMEs in terms of design and innovation”.
Agent-Based {\mu}-Tools Integrated into a Co-Design Platform
We acknowledge Fabrice Mottez, Weronika Sliwa and Rachel Comte by their contribution for Measuring distances with Cepheids exercise.
Astrophysics datamining in the classroom: Exploring real data with new software tools and robotic telescopes
These include classical stochastic volatility models such as the Hull–White model, the Stein–Stein model and the Wiggins model (see , Chapter 7.4 for more details), but also the model by Comte and Renault , where volatility is driven by a fractional Brownian motion and exhibits long memory effects.
Simple arbitrage
Kerov, Gaussian limit for the Plancherel measure of the symmetric group, Comtes Rendus Acad.
Frobenius-Schur functions: summary of results
An application of this model to fluorescence lifetime measurements is given in Comte and Rebafka .
Testing for equality between two transformations of random variables
Finally, for multivariate models the conditions are sharper than those in Comte and Lieberman and Ling and McAleer who derived the asymptotic normality for particular models under moments of order 4, 6 or 8 on X .
Asymptotic normality of the Quasi Maximum Likelihood Estimator for multidimensional causal processes
The asymptotic normality was settled before by Comte and Lieberman for r = 8.
Asymptotic normality of the Quasi Maximum Likelihood Estimator for multidimensional causal processes
The idea of applying physics methods to social phenomena goes back centuries ago, e.g. with the first (unsuccessful) attempt to establish mortality tables, involving astronomer Halley, the “sociology” of Auguste Comte who taught analysis and mechanics around 1840, or the 1869 book by Quetelet “Physique Sociale”.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics
Comte, F., Genon-Catalot, V. and Rozenholc, Y. (2007).
Nonparametric Bayesian methods for one-dimensional diffusion models
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