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Ancient & modern : time, culture and indigenous philosophy

Author: Stephen Muecke
Publisher: Sydney : UNSW, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How might we think and talk about indigenous philosophy? Why has Aboriginal knowledge not been given the status of philosophical knowledge, but treated by whites as culture or history? There is a quarrel about whose antiquity is at the foundation of Australian culture, and why contemporary forms of Aboriginality are marginal to Australia's modernity. These are the starting points for the essays contained in Stephen  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Muecke
ISBN: 0868407860 9780868407869
OCLC Number: 58594532
Description: viii, 197 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Time --
1. 'Once I knew how the world worked' --
2. When, or where, did modern Australian culture begin? --
3. Why I am not a historian --
4. The return to place --
5. History's poison blanket --
6. Performing life --
7. Morning coffee with Clarrie --
8. Devastation --
Sect. 2. Country --
1. How do you get Alice Springs? --
2. ' ... a burly salt water woman of about my own age' --
3. Towards the centre --
4. 'OK if we camp here again?' --
5. Landscape and country --
6. Back to Rottnest --
7. A character called '62 Pontiac Parisienne' --
8. A space for ethics --
Sect. 3. Technology --
1. 'He thinks, he desires' --
2. Indigenous capitalism --
3. Travelling the subterranean river of blood --
4. Life, abundant life --
5. Boxer deconstructionist --
6. Indigenous modernities --
7. The religion of technology --
8. 'I don't think they invented the wheel' : new right assimilationism --
Sect. 4. Philosophy --
1. Philosophy of the other continent --
2. Philosophical magic --
3. Nomads --
4. Secret English --
5. Language as singular or general --
6. Feelings of power --
7. The other continent --
8. Philosophy from afar.
Other Titles: Ancient and modern :
Responsibility: Stephen Muecke.
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