Marilyn Strathern

In a world where concepts are so often deployed in an ad hoc fashion, half explored before being displaced by others, it is immensely refreshing to encounter such serious and sustained attention to the building blocks of inquiry—and to the responsibilities thereby incurred. Designs on the Contemporary is a work of profound importance to the philosophy of anthropology. In conjunction with Rabinow’s other works, it creates a nonpareil, a configuration of thought with no equal. /world/ Marilyn Strathern quotes

Quotes of the month

Leonid Khlynovskijj Be careful with patient people. When they run out of patience, they burn ports, not ships. [07/21/2022 11:07:58] More


Author Unknown Obliged and compelled - most often synonyms. [07/22/2022 08:07:26] More


Author Unknown No one needs a vacation as much as a person who has just returned from vacation. [07/23/2022 09:07:40] More


Author Unknown In order not to be tormented by a conscience, you do not need to have one. [08/07/2022 09:08:17] More


Vasiliy Lukashik It has been noticed that by the names of the sheep you can find out which girls refused the shepherd ... [08/14/2022 10:08:01] More