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The group for debates in anthropological theory (GDAT), The University of Manchester: the 2011 annual debate - non-dualism is philosophy not ethnography

Venkatesan, Soumhya and Martin, Keir and Scott, Michael W. and Pinney, Christopher and Ssorin-Chaikov, Nikolai and Cook, Joanna and Strathern, Marilyn (2013) The group for debates in anthropological theory (GDAT), The University of Manchester: the 2011 annual debate - non-dualism is philosophy not ethnography. Critique of Anthropology, 33 (3). pp. 300-360. ISSN 0308-275X

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Identification Number: 10.1177/0308275X13490310

Abstract

Does the concept of non-dualism have ethnographic purchase or is it mainly of philosophical interest? This article comprises the edited presentation and discussions of the 2011 GDAT debate on the motion ‘Non-dualism is Philosophy not Ethnography’. The debaters proposing the motion were Michael Scott and Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov. They were opposed by Christopher Pinney and Joanna Cook. Marilyn Strathern acted as jester – playfully and rigorously engaging with all four speakers. The presentations and the discussions that followed were wide ranging, lively and stimulating.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://coa.sagepub.com/
Additional Information: © The Authors
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 08:12
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2013 08:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52389

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