The Category Of The Person
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The Category Of The Person

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0521277574|9780521277570. The Category of the Person Anthropology. Philosophy. History published in the year 1985 was published by Cambridge University Press. The author of this book is Michael Carrithers. We have a dedicated page displaying collection of Michael Carrithers books here. This is the Paperback version of the title "The Category of the Person Anthropology. Phi...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published December 27th 1985 by Cambridge University Press
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This in an excellent introduction to the thicket of problems which surround the most fundamental assumptions about the nature of self and our moral positionality in society.
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My most recent ethnographic interest has been public culture in Germany, particularly East Germany. This goes with a more general, theoretical, concern with how cultural, social and political changes come about -- or, to put that more exactly: what must generally be true for human social life to be so changeable as it is?

In an earlier round of this theoretical question I proposed that we think of...more
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