The Resource Anthropology as ethics : nondualism and the conduct of sacrifice, T.M.S. Evens, (electronic resource)

Anthropology as ethics : nondualism and the conduct of sacrifice, T.M.S. Evens, (electronic resource)

Label
Anthropology as ethics : nondualism and the conduct of sacrifice
Title
Anthropology as ethics
Title remainder
nondualism and the conduct of sacrifice
Statement of responsibility
T.M.S. Evens
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Anthropology as Ethics is concerned with rethinking anthropology by rethinking the nature of reality. It develops the ontological implications of a defining thesis of the Manchester School: that all social orders exhibit basically conflicting underlying principles. Drawing especially on Continental social thought, including Wittgenstein, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Dumont, Bourdieu and others, and on pre-modern sources such as the Hebrew bible, the Nuer, the Dinka, and the Azande, the book mounts a radical study of the ontology of self and other in relation to dualism and nondualism. It demonstrat
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
301.01
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1031
LC item number
.E94 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Anthropology as ethics : nondualism and the conduct of sacrifice, T.M.S. Evens, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-375) and index
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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
Nondualism, ontology, and anthropology -- Anthropology and the synthetic a priori: Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty -- Blind faith and the binding of Isaac: the Akedah -- Excursus I: sacrifice as human existence -- Counter-sacrifice and instrumental reason: the Holocaust -- Bourdieu's anti-dualism and "generalized materialism" -- Habermas's anti-dualism and "communicative rationality" -- Technological efficacy, mythic rationality, and non-contradiction -- Epistemic efficacy, mythic rationality, and non-contradiction -- Contradiction and choice among the Dinka and in Genesis -- Contradiction in Azande oracular practice and in psychotherapeutic interaction -- Epistemic and ethical gain -- Transcending dualism and amplifying choice -- Excursus II: what good, ethics? -- Anthropology and the generative primacy of moral order -- Conclusion: Emancipatory selfhood and value-rationality
Control code
ocn647933050
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Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 392 p.)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857450067
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)647933050
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