Primitive Classification contains the first attempt by Durkheim and Mauss to develop a. French version of the sociology of knowl- edge. I have chosen to deal with. In this influential work, first published in English in , Durkheim and Mauss claim that the individual mind is capable of classification and they seek the origin . Essays and criticism on Émile Durkheim, Marcel Mauss’ Primitive Classification – Critical Essays.
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Ebach – – Palgrave-Macmillan. Such that the best theory is the one that gives equal share of causal? From here Durkheim reasoned that an equally rigid classification of things should follow such that subsumptive relations between groups resulted in analogous part whole classifications at the level of natural phenomena.
No categories specified categorize this paper. Various – – Routledge. Classification and the Sociology of Knowledge. Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 40 3: Selected Writings in Social Theory. From this they argue that the mode of classification is determined by the form of society and that the notions of space, time, hierarchy, number, class and other such cognitive categories are products of society.
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From this it follows, that resistance to classify persons in a hierarchical manner should result in an equal resistance to classify things in a hierarchical way. Origin of the Species and Genus Concepts: Second, that the style of classification of persons should result in an analogous style of classifying things. Instead, I think that this hunch, is in effect a form of Primitive Classification amuss to certain collectives in the social and human sciences most other sciences and most other lay persons have no problem with dualisms and hierarchical privileging of one abstract thing over the other.
History of Western Philosophy. Scott Atran – – Journal of the History of Biology 20 2: And even when abstract dualisms are provisionally allowed e. Durkheim and Mauss Revisited: This entry has no external links. Sign in to use this feature.
They are wrong because our desired classification of persons tends to reject dualisms at least in the humanities and some social sciences. Dewey Decimal Classification for Indology: I think clssification these two principles can help to explain a lot of quirky features of contemporary social theory. Durkheim and Mauss went on to argue for instance, that if persons divided themselves into two groups, then they divided the world of animals, plants, etc.
Categories and Classifications Maussian Reflections on the Social. No keywords specified pfimitive it. Jack Mills – unknown. Request removal from index. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This argument holds with two minor elaborations: The Nature of Classification: Charles Starkey – – Philosophical Psychology 21 6: Mauss – – Les Etudes Philosophiques 19 3: Written by Omar November 27, at 9: From the Universe of Knowledge to the Universe of Concepts: Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
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Relationships and Kinds in the Natural Sciences. Drabek – – Poroi 6 2: Interactive Classification and Practice in the Social Sciences. Daniel Parrochia – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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