Mill (Book, 2009) []
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Author: Wendy Donner; Richard A Fumerton
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Series: Blackwell great minds
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An engaging account of John Stuart Mill's life, work, and ongoing importance, this new volume sets the thinkers views in the historical context of 19th century British empiricism and explores the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Donner; Richard A Fumerton
ISBN: 9781405150880 1405150882
OCLC Number: 718611383
Description: 212 p.
Contents: Acknowledgments. Notes on Contributors. Foreword: Cheryl Mwaria. 1. Introduction: The Writer in the Anthropologist: Maria D. Vesperi and Alisse Waterston. Part I: Conceptions. 2. Speaking Truth to Power with Books: Howard Zinn. 3. Remember When Writing Was Fun? Why Academics Should Go On a Low Syllable, Active Voice Diet: Karen Brodkin. 4. The Bard: Carolyn Nordstrom. 5. Saggin and Braggin : Lee D. Baker. 6. Stories for Readers: A Few Observations from Outside the Academy: Andrew Barnes. Part II: Creations. 7. Writing Poverty, Drawing Readers: Stories in Love, Sorrow and Rage: Alisse Waterston. 8. Write ous Indignation: Black Girls, Dilemmas of Cultural Domination and the Struggle to Speak the Skin We Are In: Signithia Fordham. 9. Writing Truth to Power: Racism as Statecraft: Arthur K. Spears. 10. Remembering Octavia: Sharon Ball. 11. Believing in Anthropology as Literature: Ruth Behar. Part III: Receptions. 12. Walking in Zora s Shoes or Seek[ing] Out de Inside Meanin of Words : The Intersections of Anthropology, Ethnography, Identity, and Writing: Irma McClaurin. 13. Off the Shelf and Into Oblivion?: Catherine Kingfisher. 14. Don t Use Your Data as a Pillow : S. Eben Kirksey. 15. The Trope of the Pith Helmet: America s Anthropology, Anthropology s America: Micaela di Leonardo. 16. The Book that Wrote Me: Roger Sanjek. 17. Fighting Words: Paul Farmer. 18. Taking Chances: Maria D. Vesperi. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell great minds
Responsibility: Wendy Donner and Richard Fumerton.


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"An outstanding introduction to Mill, at once accessible and engaging as well as scholarly and full of philosophical interest." Roger Crisp, University of Oxford "This is the most important book on Read more...

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