Geertz+Outline - a)a Positivist b) a Stucturalist c) a...

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Geertz and an Interpretive Theory of Culture I) Anthropology as an Interpretive Science a) A semiotic concept of culture II) Culture as Webs of Meaning a)When is a twitch a wink? b) Physical movements vs. meaningful (or symbolic) Action. c) “A stratified hierarchy of meaningful structures”; codes (often inexplicit) d) Culture is Public, Inter-subjective: NOT in the head e) Culture as Text; Action as Symbol f) An Actor-oriented analysis III) Why Geertz is not…
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Unformatted text preview: a)a Positivist b) a Stucturalist c) a Cogitivist d) a Behaviorist IV) Anthropology as Fiction a) Storytelling about Storytelling b) A Non-Foundationalist Science (Turtles all the way down) c)The Status of Anthropological Generalizations, of theory in anthropology d) A microscopic approach e)Anthropological accounts, not subjectivist; value of enriching conversation V) Anthropology as conversing with others...
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