Author:Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman & Bhrigupati Singh (Eds)


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The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy

By: Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman & Bhrigupati Singh (Eds)

Price: $20.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101755

ISBN: 8125055002

Condition: New

The guiding inspiration of this book is the attraction and distance that mark the relation between anthropology and philosophy. This theme is explored through encounters between individual anthropologists and particular regions of philosophy. Several of the most basic concepts of the discipline—including notions of ethics, politics, temporality, self and other, and the nature of human life—are products of a dialogue, both implicit and explicit, between anthropology and philosophy. These philosophical undercurrents in anthropology also speak to the question of what it is to experience our b... View more info