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Science, reason, modernity : readings for an anthropology of the contemporary

Author: Anthony Stavrianakis; Gaymon Bennett; Lyle Fearnley
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, [2015]
Series: Forms of living.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Science, Reason, Modernity: Readings for an Anthropology of the Contemporary provides an introduction to a legacy of philosophical and social scientific thinking about sciences, and their integral role in shaping modernities, a legacy that has contributed to a specifically anthropological form of inquiry"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Stavrianakis; Gaymon Bennett; Lyle Fearnley
ISBN: 9780823265930 0823265935 9780823265947 0823265943
OCLC Number: 891125216
Description: xi, 317 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Contemporary equipment for anthropological problems of modern sciences / Anthony Stavrianakis, Gaymon Bennett, and Lyle Fearnley --
Problems. An answer to the question : "What is enlightenment?" / Immanuel Kant ; Science as a vocation / Max Weber ; Reconstruction as seen twenty-five years later / John Dewey ; What is enlightenment? / Michel Foucault --
Historical problematizations. The "trial" of theoretical curiosity / Hans Blumenberg ; Justifications of curiosity as preparation for the enlightenment / Hans Blumenberg ; The question of normality in the history of biological thought / Georges Canguilhem ; The living and its milieu / Georges Canguilhem --
Ethics : truth and subjectivity. The hermeneutics of the subject / Michel Foucault ; The courage of the truth / Michel Foucault ; Anthropos today: reflections on modern equipment / Paul Rabinow.
Series Title: Forms of living.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Stavrianakis, Gaymon Bennett, and Lyle Fearnley.

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