Eerie Chaos and Eerier Order

  title={Eerie Chaos and Eerier Order},
  author={P. Friedrich},
  journal={Journal of Anthropological Research},
  pages={435 - 444}
  • P. Friedrich
  • Published 1988
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Anthropological Research
  • Much anthropological research continues to be motivated by theses of order, rationalizing predictability, rules and patterns, and structure-whether statistical or qualitative. Against this "rage for order" have arisen diverse antistructural or "postmodern" antitheses, some of them real alternatives that can lead to insightful production, others weakened by corrosive subjectivism, idealizing primitivism, the confusion of science and scientism, or vague prophecies about some anthropological… CONTINUE READING
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