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The ground between : anthropologists engage philosophy

Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh, editors.
  • Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
  • viii, 351 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects
Contents
  • Introduction: experiments between anthropology and philosophy: affinities and antagonisms / Veena Dasm Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh
  • 1. Ajala's heads: reflections on anthropology and philosophy in a West African setting / Michael Jackson
  • 2. The parallel lives of philosophy and anthropology / Didier Fassin
  • 3. The difficulty of kindness: boundaries, time, and the ordinary / Clara Han
  • 4. Ethnography in the way of theory / João Biehl
  • 5. The search for wisdom: why William James still matters / Arthur Kleinman
  • 6. Eavesdropping on Bourdieu's philosophers / Ghassan Hage
  • 7. How concepts make the world look different: affirmative and negative genealogies of thought / Bhrigupati Singh
  • 8. Philosophia and anthropologia: reading alongside Benjamin in Yazd, Derrida in Qum, Arendt in Tehran / Michael M.J. Fischer
  • 9. Ritual disjunctions : ghosts, philosophy, and anthropology / Michael Puett
  • 10. Henri Bergson in highland Yemen / Steven C. Caton
  • 11. Must we be bad epistemologists? Illusions of transparency, the opaque other, and interpretive foibles / Vincent Crapanzano
  • 12. Action, expression, and everyday life : recounting household events / Veena Das.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780822357070 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0822357070 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780822357186 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0822357186 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2013042778
  • OCLC: 862041322
  • OCLC: 862041322