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Clifford Geertz

American,  Scientist
Total Quotes : 36
Gender Anthropology Been

Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance.

- Clifford Geertz

Single Some Notion

I don't have the notion that everybody has to write in some single academic style.

- Clifford Geertz

Africa Going Convincing

I had a hard time convincing students that they were going to North Africa to understand the North Africans, not to understand themselves.

- Clifford Geertz

Argument Bad Atmosphere

I don't feel that an atmosphere of debate and total disagreement and argument is such a bad thing. It makes for a vital and alive field.

- Clifford Geertz

Think Consciousness Very

I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now.

- Clifford Geertz

Language I Remember Code

If I remember correctly, a writer is someone who wants to convey information. Language or writing is a code.

- Clifford Geertz

Think More I Think

I don't think things are moving toward an omega point; I think they're moving toward more diversity.

- Clifford Geertz

Anthropology Over Deal

Anthropology never has had a distinct subject matter, and because it doesn't have a real method, there's a great deal of anxiety over what it is.

- Clifford Geertz

Always Been General

Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars, and even to feminist scholars.

- Clifford Geertz

Moon Which Lot

I've written a lot of books which are written from the moon - the view from nowhere.

- Clifford Geertz

Think Anthropology I Think

I think feminism has had a major impact on anthropology.

- Clifford Geertz

Anthropology Been Making

I've often been accused of making anthropology into literature, but anthropology is also field research. Writing is central to it.

- Clifford Geertz

Deep Think I Think

I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between science and the humanities is false.

- Clifford Geertz

Think Always Hedgehog

I'm an inveterate fox and not a hedgehog, so I always think you should try everything.

- Clifford Geertz

Shift Been Your

It's always amusing to look at how something early in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it's written now. There's been an enormous shift in how it's done, but yet you can't put your finger on someone who actually did it.

- Clifford Geertz

Doing Think I Think

I think of myself as a writer who happens to be doing his writing as an anthropologist.

- Clifford Geertz

Beginning I Write Drafts

I don't write drafts. I write from the beginning to the end, and when it's finished, it's done.

- Clifford Geertz

New I Remember Shelley

I was trained in the '50s as a New Critic. I remember what literature was like before the New Critics, when people stood up and talked about Shelley's soul and such things.

- Clifford Geertz

Here Over Surely

If there's ever a place where you can't argue that you can put the facts over here and the text over there and see if they fit, it is surely in anthropology.

- Clifford Geertz

Think Still I Think

I think the American university system still seems to be the best system in the world.

- Clifford Geertz