Consciousness: The trick of surprising oneself into being; psychological or epistemological mystification is the intellectual way of turning the trick, a sort of academical "boo!" Death is the trick of surprising oneself back out of existence, and therefore superconscious.
Joke, the most original of all: The joke of "the beginning", or the one that came first: Q: "Where would those early hominids get the background to appreciate the point of its humor? A:"That is what so funny about it." We have been getting the point by not getting it ever since.
Subject, anthropology of: The human knowledge of what the human condition may be or may be all about, as though a definitive synthesis were possible. The supposition of such a synthesis, as, for instance, this work.