By Didier Fassin
A spouse to ethical Anthropology is the 1st collective attention of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. unique essays through overseas specialists discover some of the currents, techniques, and concerns during this vital new self-discipline, analyzing themes resembling the ethnography of moralities, the examine of ethical subjectivities, and the exploration of ethical economies.
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Durkheim, Émile (1974 ) The Determination of Moral Facts. In Sociology and Philosophy. New York: Free Press, pp. 35–62. Durkheim, Émile (1984 ) The Division of Labor in Society. New York: Macmillan. Edel, Abraham (1962) Anthropology and Ethics in Common Focus. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 92(1): 55–72. Englund, Harri (2008) Extreme Poverty and Existential Obligations: Beyond Morality in the Anthropoogy of Africa. Social Analysis 52(3): 33–50.
And asking that question amounted to taking the analysis of the interpenetration of opposites – without which “the moral” would lose all consistency – one step further. In sum, it implied moving away from the sacred, which only reveals a reality without explaining it, and focusing on the structure of moral judgment itself. THE INDIVIDUAL, THE IDEAL OF THE PERSON A point to which Durkheim returns incessantly throughout his work is that the individual is what has the greatest moral value for us in modern societies.
It would seem to fail to take into account acts that express respect for obligations whose transgression does not incur sanction (Pharo 2004: 99). To correctly measure the impact of this objection, we have to return to the conceptual economy of the relationship between obligation and sanction, as that is the form Durkheim’s argument actually takes. For him it was beside the point to determine whether a transgression actually carried a risk of sanction or even whether that risk was clearly perceived by the agent.