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As I walked cosmoloogies the luxury gift shops in the departure section a few days later, I noticed displays of red lanterns, gold dragons, lavish money trees, and the zodiac symbol for the year of the. Cosmographic considerations must be taken into account here.

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British Academy Law Lecture. I imagine what a cosmography of capitalism might look like then—one that is committed to phenomena, actions, and events rather than overarching rationalizations that reorder and defuse all difference, disorder, and confusion by treating them as mere translations and accountings. No one knew for sure which specific animal to reference, but many took notice of the confusion. This same zodiac is, after all, part of the lunisolar calendrical system that the Qing emperors used to constitute the world, albeit only after the system had been reformed with the help of a group of Jesuits who were themselves caught up in post-Tychonic cosmic controversies.


This, of course, requires rethinking critically what a phenomenon is in the first place.

In Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume Price – – Philosophy 16 Tracing a barely secularized genealogy of rationality beginning with Saint Augustine and continuing through Hobbes, Locke, Adam Smith, and the Enlightenment philosophesSahlins gestures toward a history of rationalization as applied to the social and social analytics—analytics that constitute worlds and lives.

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Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Moore, Fellow of the Academy. Cosmographies of capitalism based in this understanding of phenomena would not only tolerate relationalities, entanglements, and unfoldings, but would be ideally suited to fully appreciate and even thrive in their generativity.

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There is more at play in the seemingly innocuous controversy over the gender, kinship, and taxonomy of yang than what can be explained as cultural expressions of economic interest or logic, alternative orders of nature, or other ontologies on their own. Chambers – – Proceedings of the British Academy At the heart of the festival of zodiac controversy in the heady world of capitalism are not goats or sheep, but phenomena all the way down, up, and sideways.


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At that time, its classificatory ambiguity and multiplicity did not seem to raise eyebrows. The quest for law, order, and rationality arises out of the aesthetic impulse, which Boas suggests slyly, I think must have risen out sahlihs an earlier desire to find law and regularity in a confusing world. Dirks, Geoff Eley, and Sherry B.