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Making: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture

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Making creates knowledge, builds environments and transforms lives. Anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture are all ways of making, and all are dedicated to exploring the conditions and potentials of human life. In this exciting book, Tim Ingold ties the four disciplines together in a way that has never been attempted before. In a radical departure from conventiona ...more
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Published May 10th 2013 by Routledge (first published March 1st 2012)
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Philippe
Tim Ingold's 'Making' is a worthy successor to his earlier `Lines: A Brief History' and `Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description'. This book is a very rich and satisfying critique of the objectivist epistemology and technocratic ethos that underpins much of knowledge production today.

The critique operates at different levels. Its opening gambit is a prima facie plea to save the discipline of anthropology from a collapse into the documentary thrust of ethnography. Ingold sees t
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Vahid عسکرپور Askarpour وحید
چگونه ميتوان دانش و معرفتى پيرامون چيزها حاصل كرد؛ نه اينكه لزوماً چيزها را شواهد (بخوانيد بردگان)ى براى تحصيل شناختى نسبت به انسان ها در نظر آورد؟ اين كتاب نخستين رساله در خط مقدم برسازش يك منظومه معرفتى نوين خواهد بود كه ميتوان آن را "چيزشناسى" دانست كه "چيزنگارى" هم قسمى از آن است. نگارش آن را بى گمان از تيم اينگولد ميتوان چشم داشت كه پيشتر با نگارش كتابهاى زنده بودن و تاريخچه خطها زمينه را براى ورود به ساحت ساختن و كنكاشى ژرف در همه ابعاد آن فراهم ساخته است. انسان شناسى وى را هرگز نميتوان ان ...more
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Beautiful and insightful prose on the nature of understanding how beings of all type meld their energy with their environment in wondrous composition.

"All learning, as I hope that you have found by now, is self-discovery. Where next? Know for yourself!"
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Bringing the 4As together makes more and more sense while reading it. Demanding at points but very rewarding.
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Tim Ingold (born 1948) is a British social anthropologist, currently Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen. He was educated at Leighton Park School and Cambridge University. He is a fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His bibliography includes The Perception of the Environment: Essays in Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill, Routledge, 2000, which is ...more

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