Mark, Concerning the boundedness or integrality (two almost non-words) of “the human”: Where do you fit the fascinating discoveries coming out of the fertile union of paleoanthropology and DNA genetics? It…"
As Huon notes, your essay is a distinctive, if depressing, account of how an emerging municipal bureaucracy re-defined the status of both animals and humans within the new polity. As animals were…"
With our fantastic seminar seeming to wind down, I’d like to reflect on a couple of major themes or issues that have been with us throughout the process. First, though, I should note that the flood of new…"
John and Keith,
I want to thank you both for your kind remarks about my “Aliens” essay. It first saw the light of day at a fun symposium on the anthropology of popular movies during the 2001 American…"
You always bring a few pearls to scatter, here notably directing our attention to a correspondence between McLuhan and Ezra Pound – that’s a fun scenario with which to conjure, even before seeing…"
Mark’s contribution this morning (SoCal time) has sent me for a refill on my morning ergot smoothie, probably to be followed by an extra dose of my blood pressure medicine. Since ideas are flying around here like…"