What Happened? Are We Asking or Telling?
Marvin Eli Kirsh
California State University, Los Angeles
December 15, 2009
A conceptual parallel is created between studies in anthropology and natural science. A space occupied by “the conceptualization” is argued to not only parallel symbolically the scientifically conceived value of volume as space, but to have an equal meaning- the spaces of the conceptual ordering of nature as manifestations of energy are held to be paralleling manifestations of the same energies that mold the environment. A growing historical asceticism attributed to the individual in struggles with nature and himself becomes destructive universally as the consequence of scientific activities that are focused from raw curiosities that are distant from real symbolic meaning.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: Karl Marx, aceticism, the concept, science and religion, anthropological theoryworking papers series
Date posted: December 17, 2009 ; Last revised: November 10, 2012
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