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Rules and Meanings : Vol. 4: Mary Douglas - Collected Works

Author/creator Douglas, Mary 1921- Author
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : Routledge Florence : Taylor & Francis Group [Distributor]
Description320 p. 00.850 x 00.550 in.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Summary Annotation First published in 1973, Rules and Meaningsis an anthology of works that form part of Mary Douglas' struggle to devise an anthropological modernism conducive to her opposition to reputedly modernizing trends in contemporary society. The collection contains works by Wittgenstein, Schutz, Husserl, Hertz and other continentals. The underlying themes of the anthology are the construction of meaning, the force of hidden background assumptions, tacit conventions and the power of spatial organization to reinforce words. The work serves to complement the philosophers' work on everyday language with the anthropologists' theory of everyday knowledge.
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Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
ISBN0415291070 (Trade Cloth) Active Record
Standard identifier# 9780415291071
Stock number00081154

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