The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill / Edition 1

The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill / Edition 1

by Tim Ingold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415228328

ISBN-13: 9780415228329

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this work Tim Ingold provides a persuasive new approach to the theory behind our perception of the world around us. The core of the argument is that where we refer to cultural variation we should be instead be talking about variation in skill. Neither genetically innate or culturally acquired, skills are incorporated into the human organism through practice and

Overview

In this work Tim Ingold provides a persuasive new approach to the theory behind our perception of the world around us. The core of the argument is that where we refer to cultural variation we should be instead be talking about variation in skill. Neither genetically innate or culturally acquired, skills are incorporated into the human organism through practice and training in an environment.They are as much biological as cultural.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415228329
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Livelihood 2. Dwelling 3. Skill

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