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The life of the senses : introduction to a modal anthropology

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"Both a groundbreaking theoretical work and an excellent illustration of the principles and practice of sensory ethnography, this much anticipated translation is destined to figure as a major catalyst in the emergent field of sensory studies. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly sources, as well as film, literature, and his own field experience in Brazil and Japan, the author outlines his vision for a ’modal anthropology’. Franðcois Laplantine questions the primacy of ’sign’ and ’structure’ in conventional social science research, and focusses attention on the tonalities and rhythmic intensities of our consciousness of the world. Arguing that meaning, sensation and sociality cannot be considered separately, he calls for a ’politics of the sensible’ keyedto the life experience of the individual human subject"--

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