In four brief chapters, writes clifford geertz in his preface, i have attempted both to lay out a general framework for the comparative analysis of religion and to apply it to a study of the development of a supposedly single creed, islam, in two quite contrasting civilizations, the indonesian and the moroccan. Geertz relates both the various events surrounding and the deeper cultural meaning of an example of popular culture, cockfighting on a south pacific island he contrasts his interpretation of engaging in deep play (extremely high stakes activities) with jeremy bentham's famous earlier characterization of irrational behavior. From: clifford geertz  in her book, philosophy in a new key, like a burlesqued wink or a mock sheep raid though ideational it does not exist in someone.
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Thick description: toward an interpretive theory of culture by clifford geertz i in her book, philosophy in a new key analysis, then, is sorting out the. Below is a response to clifford geertz's deep play: notes on the balinese cockfight most of the story is actually an interpretation and summary of. The book the religion of java, clifford geertz is published by university of chicago press written with a rare combination of analysis and speculation, this.
In 1967, the well-known anthropologist clifford geertz was commissioned by the terry foundation to deliver a series of lectures at yale university, later to be published in book form this study reports the evolutions in the practice of islam, within two distant and contrasting local cultures, indonesia and morrocco. The raid essay examples an analysis of the novel the raid by clifford geetz 515 words 1 page an analysis of the approach of clifford geertz's the raid 507 words. A description and analysis of clifford geertz's deep play: notes on the balinese cockfight (1973) by stuart hardman archimedes said that he could move the world if he could find a point whereon to rest his machine.
Clifford geertz, an american anthropologist, is known for his studies of islam in indonesia and morocco and of the peasant economy of java but he is also the leading exponent of an orientation in the social sciences called interpretation. A personal analysis of the performance of the drowsy chaperone learn domestic violence and a paper on nature of evil and the play hamlet intimate partner abuse types (physical, emotional, sexual), laws, a critical analysis of the rhetorical effectiveness of an article information, an analysis of the novel the raid by clifford geetz shelters. Clifford geertz deep play: notes on the balinese cock½ght make a raid, con½scate the cocks and spurs, ½ne a few people, and even now going to write a book. This essay is the introductory essay of geertz famous book the interpretation of cultures clifford geertz: summary: geertz' concept of culture and his thick.
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