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Title: Beyond cultural relativism? Tim Ingold's "ontology of dwelling"
Authors: Knudsen, Are J.
Keywords: Cognition
Relativism
Philosophy
Phenomenology
Human ecology
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Series/Report no.: CMI Working paper
WP 1998: 7
Abstract: Tim Ingold has emerged as perhaps the most interesting theoretician of Man-Environment relations. This essay traces the intellectual history of the study of environmental perceptions and Ingolds rejection of the notion that culture "informs" our perception of the environment. Through a critical review of this position the essay considers the strength - and weaknesses - of Ingolds theoretical programme, and analyzes the concept "ontology of dwelling" which signals Ingolds break with a language-centred epistemology and his links to Heidegger's phenomenology.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10202/279
ISSN: 0804-3639
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