The Enigma of Gift and Sacrifice

The Enigma of Gift and Sacrifice

by Edith Wyschogrod, Jean-Joseph Goux, Jean-Joseph Goux
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0823221660

ISBN-13: 9780823221660

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: Fordham University Press

What does it mean to give a gift? In this timely collection, distinguished anthropologists-Maurice Godelier, George Marcus, Stephen Tyler-and philosophers-Mark C. Taylor, John D. Caputo, Jean-Joseph Goux and Adriaan Peperzak, explore an enigma that has disturbed contemporary philosophers from Marcel Mauss to Jacques Derrida.The essays included in the volume:

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What does it mean to give a gift? In this timely collection, distinguished anthropologists-Maurice Godelier, George Marcus, Stephen Tyler-and philosophers-Mark C. Taylor, John D. Caputo, Jean-Joseph Goux and Adriaan Peperzak, explore an enigma that has disturbed contemporary philosophers from Marcel Mauss to Jacques Derrida.The essays included in the volume: Some Things You Give, Some Things You Sell, But Some Things You Must Keep for Yourselves: What Mauss Did Not Say about Sacred Objects by Maurice Godelie.The Gift and Globalization: A Prolegomenon to the Anthropological Study of Contemporary Finance Capital and Its Mentalities by George MarcusCapitalizing (on) Gifting by Mark C. TaylorEven Stevenor No Strings Attachedby Stephen TylerMothering, Co-muni-cation and the Gifts of Language by Genevieve VaughanThe Time of Giving, the Time of Forgiving by John D. CaputoSeneca against Derrida: Gift and Alterity by Jean-Joseph Goux Giving by Adriaan Peperzak

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823221660
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Series:
Perspectives in Continental Philosophy Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
186
Sales rank:
1,245,044
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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