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Clifford Geertz

Culture, Custom and Ethics (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

by Fred Inglis

  • 261 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Sociology,
  • Geertz, Clifford,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • INDONESIA_BIOGRAPHY,
  • INDONESIA_SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS,
  • MOROCCO_SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • United States,
  • Biography,
  • Ethnologists,
  • Ethnology,
  • Indonesia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7956179M
    ISBN 100745621589
    ISBN 109780745621586

      About the Book. Agricultural Involution: The Processes of Ecological Change in Indonesia is one of the most famous of the early works of Clifford principal thesis is that many centuries of intensifying wet-rice cultivation in Indonesia had produced greater social complexity without significant technological or political change, a process Geertz terms . The Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion seeks to encourage excellence in the anthropology of religion by recognizing an outstanding recent book in the field. The Prize is named in honor of the late Professor Clifford Geertz, in recognition of his many distinguished contributions to the anthropological study of religion.

    The essay by anthropologist Clifford Geertz, which first appeared in his best-known book The Interpretation of Cultures, has been published in Russian as a separate work in Garage and Ad Marginem Press’s Minima series.. Deep Play is a study of the Balinese tradition of cockfighting, based on a year of anthropological research conducted by Geertz at the end of the s, . Clifford Geertz (–) was an anthropologist. Widely recognized as the most influential American anthropologist of the twentieth century, Geertz championed the role of symbols in the creation and interpretation of social meaning.

    Clifford Geertz () was a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of book Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author won the Price: $ Study Guide for Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight. Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight study guide contains a biography of Clifford Geertz, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and : Clifford Geertz.


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Clifford Geertz () was a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of book Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author won the Cited by: The Interpretation Of Cultures (Basic Books Classics) by Clifford Geertz () Jan 1, by Clifford Geertz Paperback.

Clifford Geertz, American cultural anthropologist, a leading rhetorician and proponent of symbolic anthropology and interpretive anthropology. After service in the U.S. Navy in World War II (–45), Geertz studied at Antioch College, Ohio (B.A.

Clifford Geertz () was a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of book Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author won the Brand: Basic Books.

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THE INTERPRETATION OF CULTURES. THE INTERPRETATION OF CULTURES -/ The. of & (& & the /. Anthropologist Clifford Geertz () is a well-known name within Religion Studies for his understanding of religion being a “cultural system.” This he articulated in his essay Religion as a Cultural System () where he examined anthropological approaches to religion.

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Contents Preface PART I 4 Chapter 11 Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive vii Theory of Culture 3 PART II Chapter 21 The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man 33 Chapter 31 The Growth of Culture and the Evolution of Mind 55 PART III Chapter 41 Religion As a Cultural System 87 Chapter 51 Ethos, World View, and the Analysis of.

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One of Geertz’s best-known essays, “Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight,” which appeared in his book, The Interpretation of Cultures, was a wide-ranging interpretation of how the people of Bali saw themselves in relation to violence, social status, morality, and belief (Schudel, ).

Clifford Geertz () was a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Aug 23 Today is the birthday () of Clifford Geertz, a US anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology.

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Clifford Geertz, one of the most influential thinkers of our time, here discusses some of the most urgent issues facing intellectuals today.

In this collection of personal and revealing essays, he explores the nature of his anthropological work in relation to a broader public, serving as the foremost spokesperson of his generation of scholars, those who came of age after World War.

Clifford James Geertz (gĬrts), –, American cultural anthropologist, Francisco. He was a professor of anthropology at the Univ. of Chicago from towhen he became a professor (–) of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

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