Simmel Studies

Volume 21, Number 1, 2017 

Table of contents (8 articles)

  1. Editorial
  2. The senses as a resource of meaning in the construction of the Stranger: an approach from Georg Simmel’s relational sociology
  3. Georg Simmel and the “Relational Turn”. Contributions to the foundation of the Lebenssoziologie since Simmel
  4. The Moral Significance of Death in Georg Simmel’s Metaphysics of Life
  5. Religion as Self-Transcendence. A Simmelian Framework for Authenticity


  1. Warren D. TenHouten, Alienation and Affect, London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017, 214 pages
  2. Mariano Longo, Fiction and Social Reality. Literature and Narratives as Sociological Resources, Routledge, 2015, 176 pages
  3. Austin Harrington, German Cosmopolitan Social Thought and the Idea of the West. Voices from Weimar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 440 pages