Cartesian dualism and the study of cultural artefacts

Terence Rajivan Edward
2015 E-LOGOS  
This paper evaluates an argument according to which many anthropologists commit themselves to Cartesian dualism, when they talk about meanings. This kind of dualism, it is argued, makes it impossible for anthropologists to adequately attend to material artefacts. The argument is very original, but it is also vulnerable to a range objections.
doi:10.18267/j.e-logos.419 fatcat:7fssnyuiergjna6pfzvzfq6e3a