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  • Paperback
  • 240
  • Culture and Enchantment
  • Mark A. Schneider
  • English
  • 10 February 2018
  • 9780226739281

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Download ↠ Culture and Enchantment Download Culture and Enchantment Max Weber viewed modern life as disenchanted an arena from which scientific inuiry had banished magic In contrast Mark Schneider argues intriguingly that enchantment the sense that we are confronted by inexplicable phenomena persists in the world today although it has shifted from the natural to the cultural arena Culture and Enchantment shows that students of culture today operate in social and intellectual circumstances similar to those of seventeenth centur.

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Culture and Enchantment

Download ↠ Culture and Enchantment Download Culture and Enchantment Y natural philosophers Just as Newton was drawn to alchemy scholars today are fascinated by ghostly and mercurial agents thought to account for the meanings of cultural entities For interpretive disciplines Schneider suggests meaning often behaves behaves as mysteriously as the apparitions pursued by centuries ago by natural philosophers He demonstrates this using two case studies from anthropology Clifford Geertz's description of Balinese cockfights and Yorub.

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Download ↠ Culture and Enchantment Download Culture and Enchantment A statuary and Claude Levi Strauss's analyses of myths These provide a basis for actively engaging disputes over the meaning and interpretation of culture Culture and Enchantment will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience in anthropology sociology history history and sociology of science culture studies and literary theory Schneider's provocative arguments will make this book a fulcrum in the continuing debate over the nature and prospects of cultural inuiry. Levels of Life engaging disputes over the meaning and interpretation of culture Culture and Enchantment will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience in anthropology sociology history history and sociology of science culture studies and literary theory Schneider's provocative arguments will make this book a fulcrum in the continuing debate over the nature and prospects of cultural inuiry.