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Towards a cosmopolitan anthropology of Anyone : a response to Brigitte Lewis
(2017-12-01) - Journal article,
In response to a critique of ‘cosmopolitanism’ and what it might offer ‘anthropology’, this article sets out to formulate a relation between the two that encompasses an ambitious programme of both knowledge and justice. A ...
The liberal treatment of difference : an untimely meditation on culture and civilization
(2011-10) - Journal article,
John Stuart Mill’s liberal vision included a notion of “civil advancement” whereby the free expression of a diversity of opinion would result not only in an initial collision of difference but also in an eventual consolidation ...
Discomfiture in time; and the future as birthright
(2017) - Journal article,
Sociality and uncertainty : between avowing and disavowing concepts in Anthropology
(Berghahn, 2015-02) - Book item,
Debating irony and the ironic as a social phenomenon and a human capacity
(2014-11) - Journal article,
What follows is a set of paired articles, followed by a statement by both authors where they debate their distinct positions. Both articles treat irony, but while Rapport looks to it as a possible liberal virtue, a means ...
Towards moral and authentic generalization : humanity, individual human beings and distortion
(2012) - Journal article,
The article treats the issue of generality. How may one conceive of the relationship between the uniqueness of individuality and the commonality of the human (species and society) without reduction? Can generalization be ...
Review essay: Michael Jackson’s Harmattan: A Philosophical Fiction
(2016) - Journal item,
The consequences of anthropological writing
(2015-09) - Journal item,
Review essay: Michael Jackson’s The other shore: Essays on writers and writing
Voice, History and Vertigo : Doing justice to the dead through imaginative conversation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-09) - Book item,