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Diego Ballestero replied to Keith Hart's discussion Anthropologist is US nominee to head the World Bank
"I just hope that the holistic vision that anthropology provides about the integration on  economic, social and health processes allows to develop, diagram and implement…"
Mar 26, 2012
Diego Ballestero replied to Keith Hart's discussion The Cambridge Torres Strait expedition and British social anthropology in the group History of Anthropology
"Keith thanks for this essay, was a great, great helpul for a chapter of my PhD.  "
Mar 21, 2012
Diego Ballestero replied to Frederico Delgado Rosa's discussion MAIN FIGURES OF THE HISTORY OF ANTHROPOLOGY in the group History of Anthropology
"I was thinking that its very hard to speak about "a main figure" in Anthropology. All the name tha i can read here had make great contributions to the field, but I was thinking about the huge networks of work established trought…"
Mar 21, 2012
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Mar 20, 2012
Diego Ballestero commented on Diego Ballestero's blog post Reading about the history of objectivity
"Hi Keith: Thank you again for your comments and predisposition to help the members of this group. Now i writting the third chapter of my Phd and I looking something about the Torres Strait Expedition and the consequences…"
Mar 20, 2012
Keith Hart commented on Diego Ballestero's blog post Reading about the history of objectivity
"I got interested in Rivers after Anna Grimshaw and I launched our Prickly Pear pamphlets with Anthropology and the crisis of the intellectuals in the early 90s and pushed him as a neglected founder of British social anthropology. I organized a…"
Mar 20, 2012
Diego Ballestero commented on Diego Ballestero's blog post Reading about the history of objectivity
"Hi Keith: Thank you sou much for your great comment and data! Are you working now in  the life and work of William Rivers? Because I care about this topic. If you are doing I would glad to collaborate. This crossing between…"
Mar 20, 2012
Keith Hart commented on Diego Ballestero's blog post Reading about the history of objectivity
"Hi Diego, I have long been interested in this question and wrote about it here at the OAC on a couple of occasions. This link is to the Fiction group a year ago and it points to the 1840s as a critical moment of transition when William Whewell…"
Mar 20, 2012
Diego Ballestero commented on Chelsea Hayman's blog post A few conceptual musings in cognitive science and anthropology
"This ist a good book! I have reading in my University time and pass a great time. "
Mar 20, 2012
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"Thank you for the welcome Keith!"
Mar 14, 2012
Keith Hart left a comment for Diego Ballestero
"Welcome to the OAC, Diego!"
Mar 14, 2012
Diego Ballestero is now a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative
Mar 14, 2012

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Diego Ballestero
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Universidad Nacional de La Plata-Humboldt Universität

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About the observation of Fuegian Indians in the 19th century in Argentina

I want to shared with all the members my last published article. This its the abstract.

Among the first projects of German anthropologist Robert Lehmann-Nitsche as head of the Museum de La Plata’s Department of Anthropology in Argentina was his research on the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, deemed evolutionary ‘relics’ of humanity. The article explores the role of shows and exhibits as spaces where science was popularized and where late nineteenth- and early…

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Posted on March 20, 2012 at 9:00pm

Reading about the history of objectivity

Im in the last pages of Objectivity from Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison.

In this book the autors chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences—and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgment. This is a story of lofty epistemic ideals fused with workaday practices in the making of scientific images.

Im glad to discover the threatened reading of this analysis…

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At 6:59pm on March 14, 2012, Keith Hart said…

Welcome to the OAC, Diego!

 
 
 

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