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The Resource Available light : anthropological reflections on philosophical topics, Clifford Geertz

Available light : anthropological reflections on philosophical topics, Clifford Geertz

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Available light : anthropological reflections on philosophical topics
Title
Available light
Title remainder
anthropological reflections on philosophical topics
Statement of responsibility
Clifford Geertz
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Clifford Geertz, one of the most influential thinkers of our time, here discusses some of the most urgent issues facing intellectuals today. In this collection of personal and revealing essays, he explores the nature of his anthropological work in relation to a broader public, serving as the foremost spokesperson of his generation of scholars, those who came of age after World War II. His reflections are written in a style that both entertains and disconcerts, as they engage us in topics ranging from moral relativism to the relationship between cultural and psychological differences, from the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Geertz, Clifford
Dewey number
306
Index
index present
LC call number
GN345
LC item number
.G46 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthropology online
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Philosophy
  • Cultural pluralism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Ethnology
  • Philosophy
  • Culturele antropologie
  • Filosofie
  • Philosophie
  • Ethnologie
  • Ethnologie
  • Anthropologie
  • Ethnologie
  • Philosophie
  • Pluralisme (sciences sociales)
Label
Available light : anthropological reflections on philosophical topics, Clifford Geertz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Articles previously published chiefly 1983-1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; I. Passage and Accident: A Life of Learning; II. Thinking as a Moral Act: Ethical Dimensions of Anthropological Fieldwork in the New States; III. Anti Anti-Relativism; IV. The Uses of Diversity; V. The State of the Art; VI. The Strange Estrangement: Charles Taylor and the Natural Sciences; VII. The Legacy of Thomas Kuhn: The Right Text at the Right Time; VIII. The Pinch of Destiny: Religion as Experience, Meaning, Identity, Power; IX. Imbalancing Act: Jerome Bruner's Cultural Psychology; X. Culture, Mind, Brain / Brain, Mind, Culture
Control code
52305355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 271 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691089560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780691089560
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctts211
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52305355
Label
Available light : anthropological reflections on philosophical topics, Clifford Geertz
Publication
Note
Articles previously published chiefly 1983-1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; I. Passage and Accident: A Life of Learning; II. Thinking as a Moral Act: Ethical Dimensions of Anthropological Fieldwork in the New States; III. Anti Anti-Relativism; IV. The Uses of Diversity; V. The State of the Art; VI. The Strange Estrangement: Charles Taylor and the Natural Sciences; VII. The Legacy of Thomas Kuhn: The Right Text at the Right Time; VIII. The Pinch of Destiny: Religion as Experience, Meaning, Identity, Power; IX. Imbalancing Act: Jerome Bruner's Cultural Psychology; X. Culture, Mind, Brain / Brain, Mind, Culture
Control code
52305355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 271 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691089560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780691089560
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctts211
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52305355

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