The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill [1ed.]0415228328, 9780415228329
Description:In this work Tim Ingold provides a persuasive new approach to the th...
Description:In this work Tim Ingold provides a persuasive new approach to the theory behind our perception of the world around us. The core of the argument is that where we refer to cultural variation we should be instead be talking about variation in skill. Neither genetically innate or culturally acquired, skills are incorporated into the human organism through practice and training in an environment.They are as much biological as cultural.