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ANTH 112 01 (11828)  
Agent, Person, Subject, Self
Paul Kockelman
M 9.25-11.15 SA10 212
Fall 2014 
No regular final examination
Areas So
Permission of instructor required
YC Anthropology: Linguistic

Introduction to the interconnections between language and personality development and to the social construction of person and self. Focus on the capacities of agency, subjectivity, selfhood, and personhood as analyzed in classic works from anthropology, psychology, and philosophy. Ways in which these seemingly human-specific and individual-centric capacities are essential for understanding social processes.