By using this site you agree to the use of cookies. Index. Check out using a credit card or bank account with. by David Bloor - 1982 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 13 (4):267--97. by However, because they differed from classical evolutionists in how they applied this scheme, a monolithic interpretation of evolutionary theory in late-nineteenth century scholarship is not possible. Read your article online and download the PDF from your email or your account. This article examines both the developments within, and the differences between, Durkheim's and Mauss's use of evolutionary models, and the scholarly reception of their work. Mobile/eReaders – Download the Bookshelf mobile app at or from the iTunes or Android store to access your eBooks from your mobile device or eReader. On Symbolism and Symbolisation: The Work of Freud, Durkheim and Mauss is a pioneering work that will appeal to psychoanalysts in practice and in training, and to academics and students of psychology, anthropology, sociology, philosophy and the history of ideas. In this innovative work, Smadja provides a complete biographical journey of these three influential founders, beginning with a dedicated chapter on Freud, followed by Durkheim and then Mauss. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Mauss. Book Description. Uniquely, he connects three key thinkers of psychoanalysis, sociology and ethnology – Freud, Durkheim and Mauss – and discusses how their diverse epistemological paths blend and have consequently shaped our representation of humanity, society and culture in the 20th and 21st centuries. All Rights Reserved. In On Symbolism and Symbolisation: The Work of Freud, Durkheim and Mauss, Éric Smadja returns to the end of the 19th century and explores how the concepts of symbolism and symbolisation have been discussed among theorists, and how this discussion has developed and revolutionised the human sciences as we know them today. © 1999 Brill He was awarded the IPA’s Prize for 'Exceptional Contribution Made to Psychoanalytical Research' (2007). Access supplemental materials and multimedia. option. September 25, 2018 Durkheim and Mauss Revisited: Classification and the Sociology of Knowledge. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. BRILL, founded in 1683, is a publishing house with a strong international focus. This includes such traditional points of departure as history, philosophy, anthropology, psychology, and sociology, but also the natural sciences, and such other approaches as feminist theory, discourse analysis, and ideology critique. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion (MTSR) publishes articles, notes, book reviews and letters which explicitly address the problems of methodology and theory in the academic study of religion. Uniquely, he connects three key thinkers … Routledge & CRC Press eBooks are available through VitalSource. Most VitalSource eBooks are available in a reflowable EPUB format which allows you to resize text to suit you and enables other accessibility features. Freud. Routledge. Sadly, neither interpretation leads to a clear assessment of the evolutionistic aspects of their theories. To access this article, please, Access everything in the JPASS collection, Download up to 10 article PDFs to save and keep, Download up to 120 article PDFs to save and keep. Éric Smadja is a psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst based in Paris, France, and London, UK. Routledge, Published It will also be of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about the life and work of these three major theorists and the connections between the human and social sciences. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion He is a member of the Société Psychanalytique de Paris, a guest member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA). In On Symbolism and Symbolisation: The Work of Freud, Durkheim and Mauss, Éric Smadja returns to the end of the 19th century and explores how the concepts of symbolism and symbolisation have been discussed among theorists, and how this discussion has developed and revolutionised the human sciences as we know them today. By way of introduction. The free VitalSource Bookshelf® application allows you to access to your eBooks whenever and wherever you choose. For terms and use, please refer to our Terms and Conditions Included here are Mauss's 'A sociological assessment of Bolshevism 1924-5' and his 'Letters on Communism, Fascism and Nazism'. Classification, Rhetoric, and the Classificatory Horizon. By way of conclusion. He is also an anthropologist and an associate member of the American Anthropological Association. Offline Computer – Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access. Accordingly, the studies of Durkheim and Mauss were written in the aftermath of evolutionary theories. He explains each of their revolutionary creations – Freud’s psychoanalysis, Durkheim’s French school of sociology and Mauss’s modern French ethnology – before exploring their ground-breaking, yet differing, conceptions of symbolism and symbolisation, offering a discussion of specific and common aspects detected between these conceptions. 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DURKHEIM, MAUSS, AND CLASSICAL EVOLUTIONISM 25 phasized and criticized by some, others declared those same state ments to be of minor interest when compared to the innovations Durkheim and Mauss made in the study of society. 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. He inspects the fields of French anthropology, sociology and psychoanalysis: Lévi-Strauss and his structuralist revolution, his colleagues Françoise Héritier and Maurice Godelier, Pierre Bourdieu, who was an ethnologist before becoming a sociologist, and, of course, Lacan. Published Publications are increasingly becoming available in electronic format (CD-ROM and/or online editions).BRILL is proud to work with a broad range of scholars and authors and to serve its many customers throughout the world. . JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Where the content of the eBook requires a specific layout, or contains maths or other special characters, the eBook will be available in PDF (PBK) format, which cannot be reflowed. The prevailing paradigm of the nineteenth century scholarship was classical evolutionism; at the end of that century, however, this paradigm fell into disfavor. From this they argue that the mode of classification is determined by the form of society and that the notions of space, time, primjtive, number, class and other such cognitive categories are primotive of society. Method and Theory in the Study of Religion also concentrates on the critical analysis of the history of the study of religion itself. Although neither was a hard-core evolutionist, evolutionistic schemes were always more or less implicit in their work. Request Permissions. BRILL's mainly English language publications include book series, individual monographs and encyclopaedias as well as journals. Durkheim. Throughout its existence the company has been honored with many awards which recognise BRILL's contribution to science, publishing and international trade. In his conclusions, Smadja focusses on France to examine what became of their thoughts after the second half of the 20th century. Prices & shipping based on shipping country. This item is part of JSTOR collection September 21, 2018 ©2000-2020 ITHAKA. This is an engrossing book not only for scholars and students of Durkheim and Mauss but for anyone interested in radical social theory.