Durkheim on the causes and functions of the categories

  title={Durkheim on the causes and functions of the categories},
  author={Nicholas J. Allen and William S. F. Pickering and William Watts Miller},
The Possibility of Shamanism: A Genealogy of Anthropological Appropriations
This piece adopts a genealogical approach to the emergence of “neo-Shamanism” as a “spiritual” practice. It argues that the work of Freud and Durkheim collapsed the dichotomy between “primitive” and
Metric and Nonmetric in Weber and Durkheim
  • J. Guy
  • Sociology
    Theory Beyond Structure and Agency
  • 2019
This chapter substantiates the concepts of metric and nonmetric in a sociologically meaningful way by extracting a material appropriate for this from the writings of Max Weber and Emile Durkheim.
Ein ambivalentes Erbe: Von Durkheims (un-)politischer Soziologie zu Bourdieus Religionssoziologie des Staates
  • D. Witte
  • Philosophy
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie
  • 2018
ZusammenfassungDer Aufsatz befasst sich mit dem ambivalenten Erbe Emile Durkheims in der Soziologie Pierre Bourdieus. Im Mittelpunkt stehen die Beiträge beider Autoren zur politischen Soziologie und
Durkheim as the Founding Father of Phenomenological Sociology
In the first place, I discuss the main papers and books on Durkheim published in recent years, where no attention is given to the phenomenological interpretations of his work. Then I expose different
Schmaus’s Functionalist Approach to the Explanation of Social Facts
In this paper, I provide a critical examination of Warren Schmaus’s recently systematized “functionalist” approach to the study of collective representations. I examine both the logical and the