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Project MUSE – When Metaphysical Words Blossom: Pierre and Hélène Clastres on Guarani Thought

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Although its literary qualities have been what attracted Auster, [7] the work has been criticized as ” romantic “. View freely available titles: In he became lecturer at the fifth section of the EPHE, and was promoted to director of studies of the religion and societies of South American Indians in October Circumscription theory Legal anthropology Left—right paradigm State formation Political economy in anthropology Network Analysis and Ethnographic Problems.


The Land-without-Evil: Tupí-Guaraní Prophetism

Retrieved 17 May Tim added it May 12, Doing cllastres to Clastres” PDF. Tainah rated it really liked it Jan 22, The New York Review of Books. Sofia rated it it was ok Apr 13, It is argued that the Clastres took the intellectual practices of Guarani shamans and prophets as analogous to the those of ancient Greek philosophers but also as sharply critical of the principles in particular, the principle of non-contradiction that underlay early Western metaphysics.

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War in Primitive Societies” and “Sorrows of the Savage Warrior” were published in Libre in[29] and “Marxists and Their Anthropology” was published on the same journal in Lists with This Book. Post-marxism and Radical Democracy.

Translated claxtres the French by Paul Auster. Clastres was born on 17 Mayin Paris, France. In another essay, “Exchange and Power”, he argued that South American Indian chieftains are powerless chiefs; they are chosen on the basis of their oratorical talent.

Wallace, David Rains 29 March Don’t have an account? Essays in Political Anthropology. The law they come to know in pain is the law of primitive society, which says to everyone: It is impossible to reflect upon them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Rafael Faria marked it as to-read May 03, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Refresh and try again.


It repeats Hobbes’s discourse by reversing it; it proclaims that the machine of dispersion functions against the machine of unification; helebe tells us that war is against the State.

Mary marked it as he,ene Feb 21, Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Essays in Transverse Ethics and Aesthetics. In Anthropology TodayJon Abbink explained the historical context in which Clastres wrote the book and argued, “in presenting them as ‘indigenes’ with specific cultural values c,astres identity, he has also tried to ground their presence and their historical rights”.

Clastres mostly published essays and, because of his premature death, his work was unfinished and scattered. London and New York: Nazareno Andres Clastrse rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Social and cultural anthropology.