A Companion to Moral Anthropology

A Companion to Moral Anthropology

Editor(s): Didier Fassin

Published Online: 22 AUG 2012 10:13PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470656457

Online ISBN: 9781118290620

DOI: 10.1002/9781118290620

About this Book

A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities, and the exploration of moral economies.

  • Investigates the central legacies of moral anthropology, the formation of moral facts and values, the context of local moralities, and the frontiers between moralities, politics, humanitarianism
  • Features contributions from pioneers in the field of moral anthropology, as well as international experts in related fields such as moral philosophy, moral psychology, evolutionary biology and neuroethics

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Legacies

  2. Part II: Approaches

  3. Part III: Localities

  4. Part IV: Worlds

  5. Part V: Politics

    1. Chapter 27

      War (pages 482–499)

      Catherine Lutz and Kathleen Millar

  6. Part VI: Dialogues

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