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A companion to moral anthropology

Author: Didier Fassin
Publisher: Malden 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A Companion to Moral Anthropology features a collection of readings from international experts that explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in the emerging field of moral anthropology.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Didier Fassin
ISBN: 9780470656457 047065645X
OCLC Number: 1075572352
Notes: Originally published: Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Description: XIX, 644 Seiten
Contents: Notes on Contributors viii Introduction: Toward a Critical Moral Anthropology 1 Didier Fassin Part I Legacies 19 1 Durkheim and the Moral Fact 21 Bruno Karsenti 2 Weber and Practical Ethics 37 Isabelle Kalinowski 3 E. P. Thompson and Moral Economies 49 Marc Edelman 4 Foucault and the Genealogy of Ethics 67 James D . Faubion 5 Relativism and Universalism 85 Richard A. Shweder 6 Anthropology and Ethics 103 Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban Part II Approaches 115 7 Cultural Values 117 Joel Robbins 8 Ordinary Ethics 133 Veena Das 9 Moral Sentiments 150 C . Jason Throop 10 Moral Reasoning 169 Karen M . Sykes 11 Virtue 186 Thomas Widlok 12 Narratives 204 Jarrett Zigon Part III Localities 221 13 Ethics and Piety 223 Saba Mahmood 14 Care and Disregard 242 Joao Biehl 15 Mourning 264 Everett Yuehong Zhang 16 Poverty 283 Harri Englund 17 Inequality 302 Caroline Humphrey 18 Sexuality 320 Stacy Leigh Pigg Part IV Worlds 339 19 Religion and Morality 341 Michael Lambek 20 Charity 359 Jonathan Benthall 21 Medicine 376 Adriana Petryna 22 Science 395 Michael M . J . Fischer 23 Finance 413 Karen Ho 24 Law 432 Carol J. Greenhouse Part V Politics 449 25 Humanitarianism 451 Peter Redfield 26 Human Rights 468 Mark Goodale 27 War 482 Catherine Lutz and Kathleen Millar 28 Violence 500 Alexander Hinton 29 Punishment 519 Roger Lancaster 30 Borders 540 Josiah M. Heyman and John Symons Part VI Dialogues 559 31 Moral Philosophy 561 Kwame Anthony Appiah 32 Moral Psychology 578 James Dungan and Liane Young 33 Neuroethics 595 Massimo Reichlin 34 Evolutionary and Cognitive Anthropology 611 Nicolas Baumard and Dan Sperber Index of Names 628 Subject Index 641
Responsibility: edited by Didier Fassin.

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This thrilling survey at once points to a rich future for anthropology, without diminishing the ethical and moral debts contemporary anthropologists owe to their predecessors. (Expofairs.com, 1 March Read more...

 
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