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Author Rabinow, Paul.

Title The Accompaniment : Assembling the Contemporary
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents Introduction: Think About It; Part One: Men of Knowledge In Search of Redemption or Salvation; Part Two: In Search of a Contemporary Anthropology; Conclusion: The Demands of the Day: An Untimely Accompaniment; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Subjects; Index of Names and Titles
Summary In this culmination of his search for anthropological concepts and practices appropriate to the twenty-first century, Paul Rabinow contends that to make sense of the contemporary anthropologists must invent new forms of inquiry. He begins with an extended rumination on what he gained from two of his formative mentors: Michel Foucault and Clifford Geertz. Reflecting on their lives as teachers and thinkers, as well as human beings, he poses questions about their critical limitations, unfulfilled hopes, and the lessons he learned from and with them. This spirit of collaboration animates The Accom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-231) and index
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Subject Geertz, Clifford.
Hyman, Paul.
Anthropology -- United States.
Interdisciplinary research -- United States.
Interdisciplinary research.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0226701719