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To be an anthropologist is thus to adopt a very ingenious stance vis-à-vis one's
own doubts, one's own intellectual uncertainties. Lévi-Strauss makes it clear that
for him this is an eminently philosophical stance. At the same time, anthropology
ception of the anthropologist's calling—the twice-born spiritual adventure,
pledged to a systematic déracinement—is ... His important essay on myth in
Structural Anthropology outlines a technique for analyzing and recording the
elements of ...
Anthropology cannot aim to understand anything more than its own proper
subject. Nothing can be inferred from anthropological material for psychology or
sociology, for anthropology cannot possibly get complete knowledge of the
societies it ...
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AGAINST INTERPRETATION: And Other EssaysUser Review - Kirkus
If one were to judge these essays in terms of price, their value would be very high. At her best (and worst) Miss Sontag offers three pennies worth of thought in any one sentence. "The function of ... Read full review