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The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy

Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh, editors
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Published
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822357070, 0822357070, 9780822357186, 0822357186
Contents
  • Introduction : experiments between anthropology and philosophy: affinities and antagonisms / Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh
  • 1. Ajala's heads : reflections on anthropology and philosophy in a West African setting / Michael Jackson
  • 2. Parallel lives of philosophy and anthropology / Didier Fassin
  • 3. Difficulty of kindness : boundaries, time, and the ordinary / Clara Han
  • 4. Ethnography in the way of theory / João Biehl
  • 5. 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.
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viii, 351 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-327) and index.
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