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Sahlins, Marshall David

(1930–  ) cultural anthropologist; born in Chicago. Educated at the University of Michigan and Columbia University, he taught at Michigan and Chicago and made important contributions in oceanic ethnography, cultural evolution, and economic anthropology. His major works include Evolution and Culture (1960) and Culture and Practical Reason (1976).
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An important contribution to this discussion is the work of Marshall Sahlins, who shows how cultural actors shape transformation processes on the basis of their own systems of meaning so that they survive, although in modified form, stressing that '[e]very reproduction of culture is an alteration, insofar as in action, the categories by which a present world is orchestrated pick up some novel empirical content' (Sahlins 1985:144; see also Robbins and Wardlow 2005:3, 5; Sahlins 2005:9-10).
Con Marshall Sahlins, un autor que recientemente discute mucho con Viveiros de Castro y Descola, y que tal vez es de las pocas ausencias bibliograficas realmente importantes que note en el libro, se podria decir que el tlatoani era un stranger king.
This strategy has been termed by Marshall Sahlins as one of indigenizing modernity.
Cuando pienso en nuestra larga asociacion, me acuerdo de como Marshall Sahlins describio el parentesco no tanto como un lazo biologico sino como una <<mutualidad de ser>>.
A primeira tem o seu lugar no livro, sobretudo com as obras de Claude Levi-Strauss (1978) e Marshall Sahlins (1990), que enfatizam a diversidade de modos das sociedades se relacionarem com o tempo--como sintetiza o titulo de um dos capitulos do livro de Sahlins, "outras epocas, outros costumes", e que Hartog acrescenta: "mas outras historias tambem" (HARTOG 2013, p.
The treatment of Chagnon by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) was shabby, vicious and mean, thanks to Terence Turner and Leslie Sponsel, and also Marshall Sahlins, who recently resigned from the National Academy of Sciences in protest against Chagnon's membership, among other things.
For example, although Marshall Sahlins played a key role both intellectually and substantively, he is referred to only three times in the text.
Diaz Viana defiende que esta tendencia parece ignorar que la pertenencia a un lugar no esta unicamente anclada en la continuidad de la tradicion, es mas, en muchas ocasiones, esas nuevas tradiciones (Hobsbawm y Ranger, 2002) acaban siendo --como nos ha mostrado la teoria postestructuralista de Marshall Sahlins (2001)--el sosten de la cultura local, una "garantia de su continuidad" (Diaz Viana, 2011: 76).
Marshall Sahlins llego de visita al Departamento de Antropologia mientras estabamos en Manchester y, para resumir lo que fue una historia larga, fue el quien nos invito a los EUA, y eventualmente terminamos en la Universidad de Chicago (2).
The Hawai'ian case has been studied by Marshall Sahlins, Robert Hommon, Timothy Earle, this reviewer, Kirch, Jane Allen, Michael Kolb, and Kehau Cachola-Abad--and oral history has long been considered an equal data source to archaeology.
Disfrutaba yo la lectura de Eticas de crisis, buscando similitudes con actitudes individuales radicales modernas, cuando La ilusion occidental de la naturaleza bumana, de Marshall Sahlins (FCE, 2010, llego a mis manos.
Another important contribution of Lewis' book is in the way he engages and builds on the seminal work by Marshall Sahlins on the Stranger-King.