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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
Horse), does the Levi-Straussian opposition of nature-culture make sense;
we see that the opposition itself is culture-bound...
Roland remarks thut
Indians develop a 'radar' conscience that orients them to others, makes
them say things'that are appropriate to person and context...
The new preferred names give
no clue to birth-place, father's name, caste, sub-caste and sect, as all the
traditional names did: I once found in a Kerala college roster, three
'Joseph Stalins' and one 'Karl Marx'...
My purpose here is not to evaluate but to grope toward a description of
the two kinds of emphases...
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