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No categories specified categorize this paper. Annual Lecture on a Master Mind: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Helen Gardner – – Proceedings of the British Academy As I walked past the luxury gift shops in the departure section a few days later, I noticed displays of red lanterns, gold dragons, lavish money trees, and the zodiac symbol for the year of the. Our Knowledge of Universals.

There is more kf play in the seemingly innocuous controversy over the gender, kinship, and taxonomy of yang than what can be explained as cultural expressions of economic interest or logic, alternative orders of nature, or other ontologies on their own.

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Cosmographies of capitalism based in this understanding of phenomena would not only tolerate relationalities, entanglements, and unfoldings, but would be ideally suited to fully appreciate and even thrive in their generativity. Dirks, Geoff Eley, and Sherry B. Importantly, in spite of his conceptual and methodological reach, the legacy of this physicist-turned-anthropologist hardly resembles planetary physics.


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Price – – Philosophy 21 Here in the hub of romance, the impending Feast of Saint Valentine gave way to another festivity. This, of course, requires rethinking critically what a phenomenon is in the first place. Chambers – – Cosmooogies of the British Academy No one knew for sure which specific animal to reference, but many took notice of the confusion.

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Tracing a barely secularized genealogy of rationality beginning with Saint Augustine and continuing through Hobbes, Locke, Adam Smith, and the Enlightenment philosophesSahlins gestures toward a history of rationalization as applied to the social and social analytics—analytics that constitute worlds and lives. Find it on Scholar. Berkeley’s Argument About Material Substance. Wight Duff – – The Classical Review 46 Meeting the Universe Halfway: Gathercole – – Proceedings of the British Academy: Such interpretations shalins rationalist models of economic encounter in which interests are presumed to be exclusively market-based, and culture is something to be accounted for in order to most efficiently and effectively pursue these interests.

From the Proceedings of the British Academy, Vol. Ea Wrigley – – Proceedings of the British Academy: VolumeLectures British Academy Law Lecture. I imagine what a cosmography sahlns capitalism might look like then—one that is committed to phenomena, actions, and events rather than overarching rationalizations that reorder and defuse all difference, disorder, and confusion by treating them as mere translations and accountings.

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Jonathan Berger – – Proceedings of the British Academy: At the heart of the festival of zodiac controversy in the heady world of capitalism are not goats or sheep, but phenomena all the way down, up, and sideways.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Price – – Philosophy 16 Moore, Fellow of the Academy. This article has no associated abstract. History of Western Philosophy. The concept of cosmography is not new to anthropologists. The quest for law, order, and rationality arises out of the aesthetic impulse, which Boas suggests slyly, I think must have risen out of an earlier desire to find law and regularity in a confusing world.

At that time, its classificatory ambiguity and multiplicity did not seem to raise eyebrows.