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As wide as the world is wise : new directions in philosophical anthropology

Author: Michael Jackson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead focused on the commonalities of human experience? Would this effort bring philosophers and anthropologists closer together? Would it lead to greater insights across historical and cultural divides? In As Wide as the World  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jackson, Michael, 1940-
As wide as the world is wise.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016000265
(OCoLC)945072375
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jackson
ISBN: 9780231541985 0231541988
OCLC Number: 945072533
Description: 1 online resource (x, 259 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
1. Analogy and polarity --
2. Identity and difference --
3. Relations and relata --
4. Matters of life and death --
5. Ourselves and others --
6. Belief and experience --
7. Persons and types --
8. Being and thought --
9. Fate and freewill --
10. Center and periphery --
11. Ecologies of mind.
Responsibility: Michael Jackson.

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Understanding the human condition through ethnography and critical philosophy.  Read more...

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