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Carrithers - Chapter 09

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Buy and Download Description We argue that moral order should still be a productive interest in anthropology even as concern for 'moral economy' and 'distributive justice' is being replaced by the idioms of the commoditized market economy, the stimuli of individual choice therein, and bottom-line profitabilities. We address the work of three clusters of human scientists tropologically informed and alert to issues of moral order who are concerned with what we can call the play of tropes in culture and whose work is thus relevant to the ambiguities of the moral sentiments and hence to the complex dynamic of the Moral Order in the face of the vicissitudes of life. It argues that paying attention, as the student of rhetoric pays attention, to the Moral Imagination's role in Moral Order is central to the ethnographic task and to our understanding of social dynamics over time. We argue that moral order should still be a productive interest in anthropology even as concern for 'moral economy' and 'distributive justice' is being replaced by the idioms of the commoditized market economy, the stimuli of individual choice the
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