Transcendent Individual: Towards a Literary and Liberal Anthropology

Routledge (1997)
Transcendent Individual is an anthropological account of individual creativity and its conscious engagement in society. Drawing widely on ethnographic and theoretic material, and bringing into debate a range of voices--Nietzsche, Wilde and Forster, Bateson and Gerald Edelman, George Steiner, Richard Rorty and John Berger, Edmund Leach and Anthony Cohen--the book approaches individuality in terms of a range of issues: biological integrity, consciousness, agency, democracy, discourse, knowledge, consumerism, globalism and play.
Keywords Ethnology Philosophy  Ethnology Authorship  Individuality  Ethnology in literature
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Call number GN33.R36 1997
ISBN(s) 0415169666
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Daniel T. Linger (2010). What Is It Like to Be Someone Else? Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 38 (2):205-229.
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