Bloch, Maurice (2005) Essays on cultural transmission. LSE monographs on social anthropology , 75 . Berg. ISBN 9781845202866
This book brings together recent work by Maurice Bloch which explores thehighly controversial territory between the cognitive and social sciences. The essays are of broad, theoretical interest and aim to combine naturalistic approaches to cognition with a recognition and respect for the cultural and historical specificity of ethnography. All the essays illustrate Bloch's characteristic approach to the relation between anthropology and cognitive science, where cognitive science is used to criticize anthropological assumptions concerning such key topics as religion, kinship, belief, ritual, symbolism and art.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology|
|Sets:||Departments > Anthropology|
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