“Nondualism is philosophy, not ethnography”

@article{Kyriakides2012NondualismIP,
  title={“Nondualism is philosophy, not ethnography”},
  author={Theodoros Kyriakides and Soumhya Venkatesan},
  journal={HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={413 - 419}
}
The motion for the 2011 Group Debate in Anthropological Theory (GDAT) which took place at the University of Manchester (on November 12, 2011) was “Nondualism is philosophy, not ethnography.” Nondualism as a philosophical term entails continuity between body and mind, rather than a separation thereof. Such an ontological claim is increasingly gaining momentum in ethnographic thought and practice. This blooming relation between ethnography and nondualist philosophical paradigms was problematized… 

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