Recovering 'Culture'

@article{Bouwhuijsen1995Recovering,
  title={Recovering 'Culture'},
  author={Harry Van Den Bouwhuijsen and T. Claes and Willem Derde},
  journal={Cultural Dynamics},
  year={1995},
  volume={7},
  pages={163 - 186}
}
This article looks into the 'epistemological hypochondria' that anthropologists appear to face, whereby epistemic critiques of theories in anthropology are seen to challenge the very existence of the discipline itself. While arguing the case that some of the fundamental notions used in anthropology are the result of the dynamic of religion, the article pleads for a re-evaluation of the concept of culture itself. This would entail a decolonization of the social sciences. At the same time some of… Expand
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