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Second, I introduce Latour's concepts of modern and nonmodern stances, pointing to parallels between McLuhan's and Latour's schematic visions of history to suggest that McLuhan anticipates Latour in some ways.
In other words, the would-be nonmodern naturalist is here being urged to explore the possibility that the human animal is uniquely gifted in having evolved intuitive or imaginative powers or capacities to discern gems of wisdom that the ancestors have stored in their natural languages.
Out of an early apprenticeship in Greimasian structuralist linguistics, the philosophy of Michel Serres and Gilies Deleuze, and anthropological field work in the Ivory Coast, Latour developed a distinctive "anthropologie des Modernes," the description of "modern" scientific and intellectual practice, using the terms and questions an anthropologist might use for the description of a "nonmodern" society: what are the characteristic practical values, superstitions, fetishes, and rituals of "we moderns"?
While Latour is known for being highly critical of romantic tendencies in Heideggerian phenomenology, Bannon skillfully highlights points on which they agree which contribute to the development of a new nonmodern conception of nature.
As Gao shows, although fengjian had been understood before the twentieth century as a mode of governance that allowed for greater local autonomy, the term gradually became an emblem for all kinds nonmodern backwardness, not just a form for organizing government but a larger way of thinking and living that had to disavowed.
In a paradoxical way, the "Orthodox culture" strives to gain a position of (different) modernity, in order to be recognized as a "real" partner by the core, "Western" (38) modernity, even though, within this process of making use of the "nonmodern" peasantry, it has to use some very modernist representational and inscribing technology.
These beliefs feed from animism, commonly seen as a lower, primitive form of belief when compared to Buddhism, the official state religion, and thus often regarded as nonofficial, nonmodern and provincialist, practiced especially in remote rural regions, especially the Northeast.
She indulges her own taste for the primitive and the exotic--Hoch is fascinated with nonmodern women from Africa, Oceania, and Asia (a young female dancer from Bali appears several times)--and contrasts that taste with the official version of "Aryanism" then on the rise.
That being said, the state remains able to assert its control on foreign-based Chinese through its media-transmitted, standardized vision of modern "Chineseness." Finally, from Nyiri's point of view, it is essential for Chinese subjects to be mobile as the country distinguishes them--in the official narrative--from less modern foreigners (an assertion of national pride) and from more backward rural populations (in nonmodern zones).
Debates about the ways in which Christianity generally, or Neo-Pentecostalism distinctively, might prepare or predispose nonmodern subjects for integration into the capitalist economy tend to take an instrumentalist turn.
Demonstrating that traditional Indian concepts and practices are labeled as "religious" and often associated with violence, thereby being left outside the public sphere, he asks if it is possible "to retrieve through a different kind of enunciation those terms or concepts that were prohibited as nonmodern, nonWestern, primitive, and so on or translated as 'religion'?" (p.
By rehearsing the history of cybernetics and reading it in terms of a nonmodern ontology of not knowing and becoming, I have tried to convey my conviction that there is another way of understanding our being in the world, that it makes sense, and that grasping that other way can make a difference in how we go on.
Collings argues for the necessity of a "nonmodern historiography, one that does not rely for its premises on the notion of a revolutionary break from the past" (19).
This, in turn, contrasts with Thomas More's "nonmodern view of self-hood" (148).