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Anthropos Today:
Reflections on Modern Equipment
Paul Rabinow

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgment ix
Introduction Ethos, Logos, and Pathos 1
Hetero-Logoi 4
Equipment 6
Modern Equipment 11
Chapter 1: Midst Anthropology's Problems 13
Labor, Life, Language 14
Inquiry: From Reconstruction to Problematization 15
Cultural Goods 20
Restraint 28
Chapter 2: Method 31
Cultural Singularity 32
Ideal Types 36
Intelligibility 37
Chapter 3: Object 44
Problematization 44
Dispositif: Apparatus 49
Anthropology of the Actual 55
Chapter 4: Mode 57
Modern Historicity 58
Nominalism: Duchamp 61
Deductions: Klee 68
Chapter 5: Form 76
Contemporary Chronicles 77
Philia: Writing Logos, Writing Ethos 79
Formative: Wissensarbeitsforschung 83
Chapter 6: Discontents and Consolations 91
Discontents 92
Science as a Vocation: Truth versus Meaning 96
1917-1989: Enlightenment Betrayed 102
Consolations 105
Chapter 7: Demons and Durcharbeiten 107
Malaise in Motion 108
Demons and Durcharbeiten 119
Conclusion From Progress to Motion 122
Pascal: Enterprises 123
Infinity 128
Exemplary Cases 130
Progress or Motion? 133
Notes 137
Bibliography 149
Index of Selected Names 153
Index of Concepts 155

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