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Beyond nature and culture / Philippe Descola ; translated by Janet Lloyd ; foreword by Marshall Sahlins.

By: Descola, Philippe [author.].
Contributor(s): Lloyd, Janet, 1934- [translator.].
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2013]Description: xxii, 463 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226144450 :; 0226144453 :.Uniform titles: Par-delà nature et culture. English Subject(s): Philosophy of nature | Human ecology
Contents:
Trompe-l'oeil nature. Configurations of continuity ; The wild and the domesticated ; The great divide -- The structures of experience. The schemas of practice ; Relations with the self and relations with others -- The dispositions of being. Animism restored ; Totemism as an ontology ; The certainties of naturalism ; The dizzying prospects of analogy ; Terms, relations, categories -- The ways of the world. The institution of collectives ; Metaphysics of morals -- An ecology of relations. Forms of attachment ; The traffic of souls ; Histories of structures -- Epilogue : the spectrum of possibilities.
Holdings
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Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Main Collection BD 581 .D3813 2013 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 5150711

"Originally published as Philippe Descola, Par-delà nature et culture (Paris: Editions Gallimard, 2005) © Editions Gallimard, Paris, 2005"--title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-449) and index.

Trompe-l'oeil nature. Configurations of continuity ; The wild and the domesticated ; The great divide -- The structures of experience. The schemas of practice ; Relations with the self and relations with others -- The dispositions of being. Animism restored ; Totemism as an ontology ; The certainties of naturalism ; The dizzying prospects of analogy ; Terms, relations, categories -- The ways of the world. The institution of collectives ; Metaphysics of morals -- An ecology of relations. Forms of attachment ; The traffic of souls ; Histories of structures -- Epilogue : the spectrum of possibilities.

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