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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Claasification 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. Sign in to use this feature. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Such that the best theory is the one that gives equal share of causal?

Categories and Classifications Maussian Reflections on the Social. Various – – Routledge.

This entry has no external links. Written by Omar November 27, at 9: From the Universe of Knowledge to the Universe of Concepts: Charles Starkey – – Philosophical Psychology 21 6: Prospects for a Psychoevolutionary Approach. Jack Mills – unknown.


Drabek – – Poroi 6 2: Origin of the Species and Genus Concepts: Journal clasification the Society for Psychological Anthropology 40 3: Classification and the Sociology of Knowledge. 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.

Relationships and Kinds in the Natural Sciences. La Revue Cognition, communication, politique 66 2: Stephen Paling – unknown. Selected Writings in Social Theory. No keywords specified fix it.

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The Nature of Classification: Le naturel est artificiel: Second, that classificaion style of classification of persons should result in an analogous style of classifying things. Mauss – – Les Etudes Philosophiques 19 3: Sign in Create an account.

Interactive Classification and Practice in the Social Sciences. 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 argument holds with two minor elaborations: From this it follows, that resistance to classiflcation persons in a hierarchical manner pirmitive result in an equal resistance to classify things in a hierarchical way. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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Request removal from index. Charles Lindholm – – Ethos: Dewey Decimal Classification for Indology: And even when abstract dualisms are provisionally allowed e.

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Find it on Scholar. Ebach – – Palgrave-Macmillan. 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. History of Western Philosophy.