Year: 2014

May 9, 2014

De L’Infini : A Foreigner’s Metaphysics

Book IV — Beyond the I’s : A Foreigner’s Metaphysics
— Part 3

As we saw, foreignness is greatly a matter of difference…

May 9, 2014
February 17, 2014

Ethnocentrism is the feared ghost of the anthropologist’s good conscience. The colonial agenda of early anthropology, in the 19th century, would soon be complemented by the conscientious methodological and ethical concerns of mid 20th century ethnologists, within which the structuralist lineage would quickly acquire a leading position…

January 27, 2014

“How does it matter to us?” seems to be the logical conclusion for a number of intellectual explorations. A conceptual construction or a scientific elaboration would then have their raison d’être in their capacity for implying a set of conclusions bringing a benefit … Addressing evolution theory, Elliott Sober brings this assumption to its most ambitious edge…