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Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set of social behaviours intimately related to the...

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vanity

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 141 words.

A craving for the applause or admiration of others, often accompanied by the belief that one has acquired it. Whereas

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Durkheim

Gianfranco Poggi.

September 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 196 pages.

This book presents an account of Emile Durkheim's work, focusing on a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Durkheim can undoubtedly be considered one of the most significant...

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