Beyond Nature and Culture [Audiobook] download free by Philippe Descola

Beyond Nature and Culture Audiobook download free by Philippe Descola
  • Listen audiobook: Beyond Nature and Culture
  • Author: Philippe Descola
  • Release date: 2014/3/14
  • Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780226212364
  • Rating: 9.31 of 10
  • Votes: 282
  • Review by: Carline Manley
  • Review rating: 9.33 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Duration: 6H2M28S in 256 kbps (97.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP4, WAV, WMA, MPEG4, MP3, FLAC (compression CBC, RAR, CBR, ZIP, CAB, Z, TZO)
  • Total pages original book: 488
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 33M31S (9.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Successor to Claude Levi-Strausa at the College de France, Philippe Descola has become one of the most important anthropologists working today, and Beyond Nature and Culture has been a major influence in European intellectual life since its publication in 2005. Here, finally, it is brought to English-language readers. At its heart is a question central to both anthropology and philosophy: what is the relationship between nature and culture? Culture - as a collective human making, of art, language, and so forth - is often seen as essentially different than nature, which is portrayed as a collective of the nonhuman world, of plants, animals, geology, and natural forces. Descola shows this essential difference to be, however, not only a specifically Western notion, but also a very recent one. Drawing on ethnographic examples from around the world and theoretical understandings from cognitive science, structural analysis, and phenomenology, he formulates a sophisticated new framework, the 'four ontologies' - animism, totemism, naturalism, and analogism - to account for all the ways we relate ourselves to nature.By thinking beyond nature and culture as a simple dichotomy, Descola offers nothing short of a fundamental reformulation by which anthropologists and philosophers can see the world afresh.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Political Philosophy, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Human Geography, Anthropology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 39.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x27.43mm
  • Weight: 657.71g
  • Printed by: University of Chicago Press
  • Published in: Chicago, IL, United States

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