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    Introduction: Contexts for a Comparative Relativism.Casper Bruun Jensen, Barbara Herrnstein Smith, G. E. R. Lloyd, Martin Holbraad, Andreas Roepstorff, Isabelle Stengers, Helen Verran, Steven D. Brown, Brit Ross Winthereik, Marilyn Strathern, Bruce Kapferer, Annemarie Mol, Morten Axel Pedersen, Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, Matei Candea, Debbora Battaglia & Roy Wagner - 2011 - Common Knowledge 17 (1):1-12.
    This introduction to the Common Knowledge symposium titled “Comparative Relativism” outlines a variety of intellectual contexts where placing the unlikely companion terms comparison and relativism in conjunction offers analytical purchase. If comparison, in the most general sense, involves the investigation of discrete contexts in order to elucidate their similarities and differences, then relativism, as a tendency, stance, or working method, usually involves the assumption that contexts exhibit, or may exhibit, radically different, incomparable, or incommensurable traits. Comparative studies are required to (...)
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    Symbolic Types, Mediation and the Transformation of Ritual Context: Sinhalese Demons and Tewa Clowns.Don Handelman & Bruce Kapferer - 1980 - Semiotica 30 (1-2).
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  3. The Sorcery of Consciousness: A Sinhala Buddhist Ritual Discourse on the Dynamics of Consciousness.Bruce Kapferer - 2000 - Communication and Cognition. Monographies 33 (1-2):97-120.
     
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    Beyond Ritual as Performance. Towards Ritual as Dynamics and Virtuality.Bruce Kapferer - 2010 - Paragrana: Internationale Zeitschrift für Historische Anthropologie 19 (2).
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    Aesthetics in Performance: Formations of Symbolic Construction and Experience.Angela Hobart & Bruce Kapferer (eds.) - 2004 - Berghahn Books.
    Introduction The Aesthetics of Symbolic Construction and Experience Bruce Kapferer and Angela Hobart The essays in this volume address aesthetic forms and ...
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    Strathern's New Comparative Anthropology Thoughts From Hagen and Zambia.Bruce Kapferer - 2011 - Common Knowledge 17 (1):104-110.
    This piece addresses Marilyn Strathern's article, “Binary License,” and the important contribution she makes to the development of an anthropology that is truly comparative and that aims to escape some important disadvantages of an earlier relativism. This comment places her in the context of the related effort of Louis Dumont, which involved a sustained critique of Eurocentricism, in which he saw anthropological comparativism as hitherto being bound. A question is raised concerning the extent to which Strathern has escaped the kind (...)
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  7. Louis Dumont and a Holist Anthropology.Bruce Kapferer - 2010 - In Ton Otto & Nils Bubandt (eds.), Experiments in Holism: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Anthropology. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 187--208.
     
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