The Primacy of the Ethical: Propositions for a Militant Anthropology

  title={The Primacy of the Ethical: Propositions for a Militant Anthropology},
  author={Nancy Scheper‐Hughes},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={409 - 440}
CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY Volume 36, Number 3, June r995 ttl 1995 by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. All rights reserved oo32041~5136o3·ooo3S2..oo The Primacy of the Ethical Propositions for a Militant Anthropology! by Nancy Scheper-Hughes In bracketing certain Western Enlightenment truths we hold and defend as self-evident at home in order to engage theoreti­ cally a multiplicity of alternative truths encoded in our reified notion of culture, anthropologists may be… 
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