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On Anthropological Knowledge: Three Essays By Dan Sperber,

  • Title: On Anthropological Knowledge: Three Essays
  • Author: Dan Sperber
  • ISBN: 9780521318518
  • Page: 350
  • Format: Paperback
  • What can be understood of other cultures And what can we learn about people in general from the study of other cultures In the three closely related essays that constitute this book and which have already created considerable controversy in their original French versions, and been rewritten and expanded for this edition, Dan Sperber discusses these fundamental issues ofWhat can be understood of other cultures And what can we learn about people in general from the study of other cultures In the three closely related essays that constitute this book and which have already created considerable controversy in their original French versions, and been rewritten and expanded for this edition, Dan Sperber discusses these fundamental issues of anthropology In the first essay he analyses the way in which anthropology is written and read In the second, he offers a novel rationalist alternative to cultural relativism, based on both anthropological and psychological arguments, and illustrated by his own fieldwork in Ethiopia The third essay provides an assessment of the work of Levi Strauss, in which the arguments of the previous two essays are linked with an incisive critique of Levi Strauss contribution to the study of cultural variation.
    On Anthropological Knowledge Three Essays What can be understood of other cultures And what can we learn about people in general from the study of other cultures In the three closely related essays that constitute this book and which have alr

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