French philosopher Gabriel Tarde is known as a philosopher who describes sociology ontologically with an integrated approach and mostly by means of metaphysical interpretations. Opposing his coeval Durkheim's "social fact", Tarde claims that this notion constitutes a methodological problem and the term "social" of Durkheim's crowds out "variability of relations". According to him, determinants in social relations are more general and dynamic notions, such as: "change", "contrast", and "adaptation". In this re…
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