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The anthropology of moralities

The anthropology of moralities

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural relativism,
  • Social values

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Monica Heintz.
    ContributionsHeintz, Monica.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN345.5 .A57 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23622193M
    ISBN 109781845455927
    LC Control Number2009027914

    The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values is a book by Sam Harris, in which the author promotes a science of morality and argues that many thinkers have long confused the relationship between morality, facts, and science. He aims to carve a third path between secularists who say morality is subjective (e.g. moral relativists), and religionists who say that morality is Author: Sam Harris. May 06,  · Stephen Jay Gould seems to me to provide a good summation of what the anthropology of morals is. I am interested in "why some (or most) peoples practise certain values" neilsolomonhowe.comr, Gould is also quick to distinguish the anthropology of morals from the morality of morals neilsolomonhowe.com anthropology of morals is a descriptive endeavour about why people do practise certain values.

    Concept. The concept was widely popularized in anthropology through the book The Moral Economy of the Peasant: Rebellion and subsistence in Southeast Asia by James C. Scott (). The book begins with a telling metaphor of peasants being like a man standing up to . Apr 01,  · The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges. Taking Kenelm Burridge’s seminal work as their starting point, the contributors focus upon public situations and types of people that exemplify key ethical contradictions for members of moral neilsolomonhowe.com: Taylor And Francis.

    Moral Anthropology: A Critical Reader. Bringing together international experts from this emerging domain, the book provides original essays exploring the various currents, approaches, and issues in the ethnography of moralities, the study of ethical subjectivities, and the exploration of moral economies, based on fieldwork conducted on five. Oct 01,  · About the Book. Moral Laboratories is an engaging ethnography and a groundbreaking foray into the anthropology of morality. It takes us on a journey into the lives of African American families caring for children with serious chronic medical conditions, and it foregrounds the uncertainty that affects their struggles for a good life.


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The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges. Taking Kenelm Burridge’s seminal work as their starting point, the contributors focus upon public situations and types of people that exemplify key ethical contradictions for members of moral neilsolomonhowe.com: Hardcover.

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The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges. Taking Kenelm Burridge’s seminal work as their starting point, the contributors focus upon public situations and types of people that exemplify key ethical contradictions for members of moral communities.

Observing, describing and assessing values cross-culturally, the authors propose various methodological approaches to the study of moralities, illustrated with rich ethnographic accounts, thus offering a valuable guide for students of anthropology, sociology and cultural studies and for professionals concerned with the empirical and cross-cultural study of values.

A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities, and the exploration of moral economies.

Jan 10,  · Morality: An Anthropological Perspective provides the first account of anthropological approaches to the question of morality.

By considering how morality is viewed and enacted in different cultures, and how it is related to key social institutions such as religion, law, gender, sexuality and medical practice, Morality takes a closer look at some of the most central questions of the morality.

Aug 22,  · A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics.

Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities, and the exploration of moral. Apr 01,  · The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges.

Taking Kenelm Burridge’s seminal work as their starting point, the contributors focus upon public situations and types of people that exemplify key ethical contradictions for members of moral neilsolomonhowe.com Edition: 1st Edition. In the past fifteen years, there has been a virtual explosion of anthropological literature arguing that morality should be considered central to human practice.

Out of this explosion new and invigorating conversations have emerged between anthropologists and neilsolomonhowe.com: Monica Heintz. Observing, describing and assessing values cross-culturally, the authors propose various methodological approaches to the study of moralities, illustrated with rich ethnographic accounts, thus offering a valuable guide for students of anthropology, sociology and cultural studies and for professionals concerned with the empirical and cross.

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The object of a moral anthropology is the moral making of the world. This definition has a practical consequence, to which this book attests. Most authors convened in the present conversation around a moral anthropology would not qualify themselves as anthropologists of moralities or describe their domain of interest as anthropology of moralities.

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Drawing from my experience teaching four separate iterations of what is now simply termed “The Anthropology of Moralities” seminar, I include below what I deem to be some of the core anthropological contributions to the burgeoning literature on ethics and morality in the discipline.

Cultural Anthropology 30(3): HAU Book Review. The Anthropology of Moralities. [Monica Heintz] -- Anthropologists have been keenly aware of the tension between cultural relativism and absolute norms, and nowhere has this been more acute than with regards to moral values.Jun 10,  · Anthropology, along with the other social sciences, entered the academy as a reformer’s science, and it is as a reformer’s science that it has had and continues to have its greatest impact.

If you pay a visit to my own graduate department at the New School for Social Research – or, I suspect.Against exoticism: toward the transcendence of relativism and universalism in anthropology / edited by Bruce Kapferer and Dimitrios Theodossopoulos.

GN A43 The anthropology of moralities / edited by Monica Heintz.