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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Primitive Classification

Dewey Decimal Classification for Indology: Categories and Classifications Maussian Reflections on the Social. 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. 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.


Science Logic and Mathematics. Daniel Parrochia – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Second, that the style of classification of persons should result in an analogous style of classifying things.

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This site uses cookies. This argument holds with two minor elaborations: And even when abstract dualisms are provisionally allowed e. This entry has no external links. Durkheim and Mauss Revisited: Mauss – – Les Etudes Philosophiques 19 3: History of Western Philosophy.

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Selected Writings in Social Theory. No keywords specified fix it. The Nature of Classification: Instead, I think that this hunch, is in effect a form of Primitive Classification unique 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 clsasification.

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