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Beyond nature and culture

Author: Philippe Descola; Janet Lloyd, (Translator); Marshall Sahlins
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013. ©2013
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Descola; Janet Lloyd, (Translator); Marshall Sahlins
OCLC Number: 1162023131
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (486 p.)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""I. Trompe-l�Oeil Nature""; ""1. Configurations of Continuity""; ""2. The Wild and the Domesticated""; ""Nomadic Spaces""; ""The Garden and the Forest""; ""The Field and the Rice Paddy""; ""Ager and Silva""; ""Herdsmen and Hunters""; ""The Roman Landscape, the Hercynian Forest, and Romantic Nature""; ""3. The Great Divide""; ""The Autonomy of the Landscape""; ""The Autonomy of Phusis""; ""The Autonomy of Creation""; ""The Autonomy of Nature""; ""The Autonomy of Culture""; ""The Autonomy of Dualism""; ""The Autonomy of Worlds"" ""II. The Structures of Experience""""4. The Schemas of Practice""; ""Structures and Relations""; ""Understanding the Familiar""; ""Schematisms""; ""Differentiation, Stabilization, Analogies""; ""5. Relations with the Self and Relations with Others""; ""Modes of Identifi cation and Modes of Relation""; ""The Other Is an “I�""; ""III. The Dispositions of Being""; ""6. Animism Restored""; ""Forms and Behavior Patterns""; ""The Variations of Metamorphosis""; ""Animism and Perspectivism""; ""7. Totemism as an Ontology""; ""Dreaming""; ""An Australian Inventory"" ""The Semantics of Taxonomies""""Varieties of Hybrids""; ""A Return to Algonquin Totems""; ""8. The Certainties of Naturalism""; ""An Irreducible Humanity?""; ""Animal Cultures and Languages?""; ""Mindless Humans?""; ""The Rights of Nature?""; ""9. The Dizzying Prospects of Analogy""; ""The Chain of Being""; ""A Mexican Ontology""; ""Echoes of Africa""; ""Pairings, Hierarchy, and Sacrifi ce""; ""10. Terms, Relations, Categories""; ""Encompassments and Symmetries""; ""Differences, Resemblances, Classifi cations""; ""IV. The Ways of the World""; ""11. The Institution of Collectives"" ""A Collective for Every Species""""Asocial Nature and Exclusive Societies""; ""Hybrid Collectives That Are Both Different and Complementary""; ""A Mixed Collective That Is Both Inclusive and Hierarchical""; ""12. Metaphysics of Morals""; ""An Invasive Self""; ""The Thinking Reed""; ""Representing a Collective""; ""The Signature of Things""; ""V. An Ecology of Relations""; ""13. Forms of Attachment""; ""Giving, Taking, Exchanging""; ""Producing, Protecting, Transmitting""; ""14. The Traffic of Souls""; ""Predators and Prey""; ""The Symmetry of Obligations""; ""The Togetherness of Sharing"" ""The Ethos of Collectives""""15. Histories of Structures""; ""From Caribou- Man to Lord Bull""; ""Hunting, Taming, Domesticating""; ""The Genesis of Change""; ""Epilogue: The Spectrum of Possibilities""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Philippe Descola ; translated by Janet Lloyd ; foreword by Marshall Sahlins.


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