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Anthropology through Levinas : knowing the uniqueness of ego and the mystery of otherness
(2015-04) - Journal article
An anthropological commonplace since Evans-Pritchard has been that ethnographic subjects will have their rationality circumscribed by the discursive opportunities made available by a “culture.” Hence, social science comes ...
Voice, History and Vertigo : Doing justice to the dead through imaginative conversation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-09) - 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 ...
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