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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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From the Universe of Knowledge to the Universe of Concepts: Dewey Decimal Classification for Indology: Science Logic and Mathematics.

Classification and the Sociology of Knowledge. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use primitlve if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

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Second, that the style of classification of persons should result in an analogous style of classifying things. Find it on Scholar.

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From here Durkheim reasoned classifiation 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.


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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The Nature of Classification: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 40 3: Jack Mills – unknown. No keywords specified fix it. History of Western Philosophy.

Prospects for a Psychoevolutionary Approach. And even when abstract dualisms are provisionally allowed e.

Categories and Classifications Maussian Reflections on the Social. Classification, Rhetoric, and the Classificatory Horizon.

Interactive Classification and Practice in the Social Sciences. Charles Starkey – – Philosophical Psychology 21 6: Daniel Parrochia – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Drabek – – Poroi 6 2: This entry has no external links.

Origin of the Species and Genus Concepts: Durkheim and Mauss Revisited: Sharma – – Ess Ess Publications. Written by Omar November 27, at 9: 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 primitve categories are products of society.


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Primitive 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 other. This site uses cookies. Le naturel est artificiel: Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

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I think that we e. Various – – Routledge. I think that these two principles can help to explain a lot of quirky features of contemporary social theory. Charles Lindholm – – Ethos: Selected Writings in Social Theory.