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Hacking - Making up People .doc

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Anthropology
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ANTH 202
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Eduardo Kohn

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HackingMaking up Peopleaccording to Arnold Davidson perversion as a disease and the pervert as a diseased person created in late 19th centurythis is what Hacking refers to as making up peopleanalyse moralestatistics of deviancesocial change creates new categories of people but countingcategorizing creates new ways for people to be people spontaneously came to fit their categoriesFoucaultnaming is only one element in what is the constitution of subjectstwo important questions to consider Is making up people intimately linked to control Is making up people itself of recent originHacking states that many categories come from nature not from the human mind and these categories are not staticdynamic nominalismour classifications and our classes conspire to emerge ha
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