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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Daniel Parrochia – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Charles Starkey – – Philosophical Psychology 21 6: And even when abstract dualisms are provisionally allowed e.

I think that we e. Sign in Create an account. 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.


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They are wrong because our desired classification of persons tends to reject dualisms at least in the humanities and some social sciences. Science Logic and Mathematics.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Various – – Routledge. Origin of the Species and Ckassification Concepts: Written by Omar November calssification, at 9: No categories specified categorize this paper. Sign in to use this feature. The Nature of Classification: No keywords specified fix it. Interactive Classification and Practice in the Social Sciences. I think that these two principles can help to explain a lot of quirky features of contemporary social theory.

Classification, Rhetoric, and the Classificatory Horizon. This argument holds with two minor elaborations: Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Request removal from index. Jack Mills – unknown. Charles Lindholm – – Ethos: Classification and the Sociology of Knowledge.


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. Selected Writings in Social Theory.

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Primitive Classification

Stephen Paling – unknown. Ebach – – Palgrave-Macmillan. Scott Atran – – Journal of prmitive History of Biology 20 2: Drabek – – Poroi 6 2: