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Department of Social Anthropology

Jukwa market, Ghana

SAN5: Ethical life and the anthropology of the subject

The scope of this paper includes: anthropological perspectives on ethics, values, and the place of ideas of the moral in anthropological theory; the anthropology of the emotions, the senses, feelings, and affect; belief in cross-cultural ethnography and analysis, and the anthropology of a world religion; and anthropological approaches to the study of the self, the subject, personhood, interiority, and subjectivity.

Further information including a list of lecture courses and background reading can be found in the Paper Guide in the Paper Resources section to the right of this page.

Paper Resources

SAN5 Paper Guide 2024-25

SAN5 Paper Guide 2023-24

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