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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. Importantly, in spite of his conceptual and methodological reach, the legacy of this physicist-turned-anthropologist hardly resembles planetary physics.

This, of course, requires rethinking critically what a phenomenon is in the first place.

Jonathan Berger – – Cosmologise of the British Academy: Hepburn – – Philosophy 34 Quoting Goethe a true champion of the Enlightenment! This entry has no external links. Our Knowledge of Universals. Such interpretations reify 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.


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British Academy Law Lecture. Mervyn King – – Proceedings of the British Academy: History of Western Philosophy. Annual Lecture on a Master Mind: Henriette Hertz Trust of the British Academy. No keywords specified fix it. No one knew for sure which specific animal to reference, but many took notice of the confusion.

Here in the hub of romance, the impending Feast of Saint Valentine gave way to another festivity. Price – – Philosophy 18 What was it exactly—a ram?

Price – – Philosophy 21 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. Sign in to use this feature. 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.

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.

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Cosmologies of Capitalism: The Trans-Pacific Sector of ‘The World System’

Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. I imagine what a cosmography of 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. Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning.


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Tales of Physics and Cosmographies of Capitalism — Cultural Anthropology

Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads capitalidm months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? If anything, I intend exactly the opposite. At that time, its classificatory ambiguity and multiplicity did not seem to raise eyebrows.

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