Ancient and Modern
Time, Culture and Indigenous Philosophy annotated edition
By (author) Stephen Muecke
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Ancient and Modern by Stephen Muecke
Book DescriptionHow might we think and talk about indigenous philosophy? Why has Aboriginal knowledge not been given the status of philosophical knowledge, but treated by whites rather as culture or history? There is a quarrel about whose antiquity is at the foundation of Australian culture, and why contemporary forms of Aboriginality are marginal to Australia's modernity. These are the starting points for the essays contained in Stephen Muecke's original and challenging book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780868407869
(210mm x 148mm x 11mm)
Imprint: UNSW Press
Publisher: UNSW Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Stephen Muecke
Contingency in Madagascar, Paperback (March 2012)
Storytelling and intimacy conspire in the magic of the street theatre that is the contingent encounter. Here one's participation is already loaded; any engagement involves risks of thought or of feeling. The authors work with an aesthetic of the glimpse; fleeting encounters with wisdom and beauty.
Cultural Studies Review 12.1, Paperback (April 2006)
This cultural review includes a special section on Indigenous Art including essays by Jennifer Biddle and Robyn Ferrell, a section on Environments and Ecologies in an Expanded Field including essays by Gay Hawkins and Emily Potter, Ross Gibson and Paul Carter, essays by Liz Jacka on the ABC, and more.
Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines, Paperback (March 2006)» View all books by Stephen Muecke
Unaipon's stories were published in 1930 as "Myths and Legends of the Australian Aboriginals", but the author was wrongfully and unjustly given as W Ramsay Smith. Putting together stories collected and transcribed by Unaipon, the authors aim to restore the text to its original form.
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