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Ramanujan A.K. Is there an Indian way of thinking (Contrib. Indian Soc.23, 1989)(T)(21s)_M_.djvu
Date Jan 7, 2004
concern with jati—the logic of classes, of genera and species, of which
human jdtis are only an instance...
So rasa in aesthetics,
moksa in the 'aims of life', sannydsa in the life-stages, sphota in semantics,
and bhakti in religion define themselves against a background of inexorable
The counter-movements in the
West toward Schumacher's 'small is beautiful', appropriate technologies,
and the attention paid to ethnicity rather than to a melting pot, though not
yet successful, are straws in the wind—like the ethnography of communica-
communication in linguistics...
In Bruce Kapferer,
ed., Transaction and meaning: directions in the anthropology of exchange and symbolic
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