Gifts and interests.

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Imprint:Leuven : Peeters, 2000.
Description:vii, 225 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:Morality and the meaning of life ; 9
Subject:Gifts -- Social aspects.
Gifts -- Social aspects.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Vandevelde, Antoon.
Table of Contents:
  • Towards a Conceptual Map of Gift Practices / Toon Vandevelde
  • Pt. 1. Mauss and His Critiques. Homo Donator Versus Homo Oeconomicus / Jacques T. Godbout. Gift and Association / Alain Caille. On Meteors: Considerations Touching upon the Agon, in which Questions Concerning Gifts and Love Are Tackled / Jean-Luc Boilleau. Gift-giving Practice and Noncontextual Habitus: How (not) to be Fooled by Mauss / Christian Arnsperger
  • Pt. 2. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. Value Switching and the Commodity Free Zone / Chris A. Gregory. Beyond Purity and Danger: Gift-Giving in the Monotheistic Traditions / Ilana F. Silber. Gift and Grace: A Family to be Recomposed? / Camille Tarot. On Becoming Human: Mauss, the Gift and Social Origins / Raymond Corbey
  • Pt. 3. The Philosophy of the Gift. Transpositions of Mauss' Theory of the Gift in the Personalist Social Critique of Arnaud Dandieu (1897-1933) / Christian Roy. Social Gifts and the Gift of Sociality Some Thoughts on Mauss' The Gift and Hobbes' Leviathan / Marin Terpstra. Personal Obligations in Personal Relations / Aldo De Martelaere.