Tarde believes that crime is altogether to be explained by the laws of imitation.
The public, according to Tarde, was a product of the printing press.
Tarde more exactly distinguishes between crowds, associations, and corporations.
Tarde venientibus ossa, he would have exclaimed if he had known Latin.
The moment one hears Tarde's proposition uttered, however, one feels how supremely true it is.
Tarde reveals himself in it one of the masters of literary French.
But communication as Dewey has defined the term, is something more and different than what Tarde calls "inter-stimulation."
Toward resolving it, however, Tarde makes no real contribution.
Tarde also seems to have regarded love as normally a kind of fetichism.
For Tarde, communication (transmission of cultural forms and traits) is the one central and significant fact of social life.