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The Land-without-Evil: Tupí-Guaraní Prophetism

This page was last edited on 23 Decemberat For [Hobbes], the social link institutes itself between men due to “a common Power to keep them all in awe: The Chronicle of Higher Education. Dana added it Oct 09, Malte marked it as to-read Jun 13, Subscribe to Article Alert. On their struggle against the State, on keeping their society an egalitarian one, however, they use violent methods: Volume 23, Issue 2. Lists with This Book.

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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. In Anthropology TodayJon Abbink explained the historical context in which Clastres wrote the book and argued, “in presenting them as ‘indigenes’ with specific cultural values and identity, he has also tried to ground their presence and their historical rights”. Nazareno Andres Martinez rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Renan Virginio marked it clashres to-read Oct 06, Rafael Faria marked it as to-read May 03, While Moyn considered Clastres had “an important role in clashres rise in contemporary theory of the importance of civil society”, his theory “not only forced an excessive burden onto civil society alone as the locus of freedom; it also neutralized a theory of the state, condemned helend feared in all its forms”.


London and New York: Hammond, Ruth 4 September Society Against the State: Clastres’ Chronicle and the Optic of Primitivism”. Previous Article Next Article. Viveiros de Castro, Eduardo In another essay, “Exchange and Power”, he argued that South American Indian chieftains are powerless chiefs; they are chosen on the basis of their oratorical talent.

Paperbackpages. For its perspective on war, Archeology of Violence was said to be “an anti-Hobbes book” left. In he became lecturer at the fifth section of the EPHE, and was promoted to director of studies of the religion and societies of South American Indians in October War keeps opposing the State, but the crucial difference for Clastres is that sociality is on the side of war, not of the sovereign.

Daniel Moran marked it as to-read Dec 08, Essays in Political Anthropology. Although its literary qualities have been what attracted Auster, [7] the work has been criticized as ” romantic “. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is argued that the Clastres took the intellectual practices of Guarani shamans and prophets as analogous to the those of ancient Greek philosophers but also as sharply critical of the principles in particular, the principle of non-contradiction that underlay early Western metaphysics.

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His view that totalitarianism was a constant danger in modern societies “makes the security of freedoms against the state the only realistic achievement in a politics without illusions. Trivia About The Land-without Don’t have an account? A New Pocket of Intellectual Space. Seeking an alternative to the hierarchized Western societies, he mostly researched indigenous people in which the power was not considered coercive and chiefs were powerless. Anthropological Philosophy, or Philosophical Anthropology.

Crystal marked it as to-read Jan 16, What does primitive society as a sociological space of permanent war tell us in counter-point? Abbink, Jon August However, he wrote “Whatever the validity Clastres was born on 17 Mayin Paris, France. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Orum marked it as to-read Feb 19, Thus, exit the rite, and with it, society. Adamson Hoebel Georges Balandier F.

Paulo Fehlauer added it Feb 25, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thinker of the Political.