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Ruth Nanda Anshen (1900–2003)

Autor(a) de Letters From the Field, 1925-1975

17+ Works 228 Membros 3 Críticas

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Obras por Ruth Nanda Anshen

Associated Works

The Art of Loving (1956) — Posfácio, algumas edições4,267 exemplares, 46 críticas
Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science (1958) — Introdução, algumas edições906 exemplares, 8 críticas
What Is Called Thinking? (1968) — Editor — 706 exemplares, 5 críticas
Myth and Reality (1963) — Contribuidor, algumas edições692 exemplares, 10 críticas
My Search for Absolutes (1967) — Editor, algumas edições103 exemplares, 1 crítica
Man, nature, and God : a quest for life's meaning (1962) — Editor, algumas edições35 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Anshen, Ruth Nanda
Data de nascimento
1900-06-14
Data de falecimento
2003-12-02
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Educação
Boston University (PhD)
Ocupações
philosopher
editor
Organizações
Royal Society of Arts
American Philosophical Association
History of Science Society
International Philosophical Society
Metaphysical Society of America
Prémios e menções honrosas
FRSA

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Ruth Nanda Anshen was born in Lynn, Massachusetts. Her mother Sarah Yaffe Anshen was a poet. She earned a PhD in philosophy at Boston University in the late 1930s, working Alfred North Whitehead. In 1940, she began editing the Science of Culture series, which for two decades brought together essays by thinkers such as Albert Einstein, Margaret Mead, Jonas Salk, and Thomas Mann. She also edited the Perspectives in Humanism, Religious Perspective, and World Perspective series, as well as a 30-volume collection of autobiographies called Credo Perspectives.

Membros

Críticas

Margaret Mead was famous for keeping in touch with a wide circle of friends as we see in this collection of wonderfully revealing correspondence from the field. Written over a period of half a century, these letters to friends, family, and colleagues detail her first fieldwork in Samoa and go on to record her now famous anthropological endeavors in mainland New Guinea, the Admiralty Islands, and Bali. Enhanced by photographs, these intelligent, vivid, frequently funny, and often poetic letters tell us much about Mead's passion for and understanding of preliterate cultures. But they are equally valuable as a fundamental text on the science -- and art -- of anthropology. This edition, prepared for the centennial of Mead's birth, features introductions by Jan Morris and Mead's daughter. Mary Catherine Bateson.… (mais)
 
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Alhickey1 | Mar 1, 2020 |
The mystery of iniquity examined from more than than St. Augustine's angles. Dense and provocative.
 
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kencf0618 | Mar 5, 2006 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
17
Also by
6
Membros
228
Popularidade
#98,697
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
3
ISBN
23
Línguas
1

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