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Comparison

the impossible method?

My most recent work has focused on anthropological heuristics, and in particular the theory and practice of anthropological comparison.

 

Candea, M. Forthcoming Comparison in Anthropology: The Impossible Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Candea, M. (Forthcoming) Paradoxical Pedagogies: Reassembling Individual (Animal) Subjects. In Recovering the Human Subject. Martin Holbraad, James Laidlaw, and Barbara Bodenhorn, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Candea, M. (2017) This Is (Not) like That. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 7(1): 517–521.

Candea, M. (2016) De Deux Modalités de La Comparaison En Anthropologie Sociale. L’Homme 218: 183–218. READ ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Candea, M. (2016) We Have Never Been Pluralist: On Lateral and Frontal Comparisons in the Ontological Turn. In Comparative Metaphysics: Ontology after Anthropology. Pierre Charbonnier, Gildas Salmon, and Peter Skafish, eds. London: Rowman & Littlefield.

Candea, M. (2013) Suspending Belief: Epoche in Animal Behavior Science. American Anthropologist, 115, 423-436. 

Candea, M. (2013) Habituating Meerkats and Redescribing Animal Behaviour Science. Theory Culture & Society, 30, 105-128.

Candea, M. (2012) Different Species, One Theory: Reflections on Anthropomorphism and Anthropological Comparison. Cambridge Anthropology, 30, 118-135. Pre-print (free) 

Candea, M. (2011) Endo/Exo. Common Knowledge, 17, 146-150.

Carrithers, M. et al. (2010) Ontology Is Just Another Word for Culture Motion Tabled at the 2008 Meeting of the Group for Debates in Anthropological Theory, University of Manchester. Critique of Anthropology, 30, 152-200.

Candea, M. (2006) Resisting Victimhood in Corsica. History and Anthropology, 17, 369-384.