Bloch, Maurice


Professor Emeritus Maurice Bloch  

Department

Position held

Department of Anthropology

Professor Emeritus in Anthropology

Experience keywords:

ideology; cognitive anthropology; education; Madagascar; literacy

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Italian [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Malagasy [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7207

Publications

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2013

Astuti, Rita and Bloch, Maurice (2013) Are ancestors dead? In: Boody, Janice and Lambek, Michael, (eds.) Companion to the Anthropology of Religion. Wiley-Blackwell, London, UK. ISBN 9780470673324

2012

Bloch, Maurice (2012) The hard problem Anthropology of This Century, 3. ISSN 2047-6345

Astuti, Rita and Bloch, Maurice (2012) Anthropologists as cognitive scientists Topics in Cognitive Science, 4 (3). 453-461. ISSN 1756-8757

Bloch, Maurice (2012) Anthropology and the cognitive challenge New departures in anthropology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521006156

Bloch, Maurice (2012) In and out of each other's bodies: theory of mind, evolution, truth, and the nature of the social Paradigm Publishers, Boulder, Colorado, US. ISBN 9781612051017

2011

Bloch, Maurice (2011) The blob Anthropology of This Century (1).

2010

Bloch, Maurice (2010) Reconciling social science and cognitive science notions of the 'self' Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Bloch, Maurice (2010) Zafimaniry debt and credit In: Iteanu , André , (ed.) La Cohérence des Sociétés: Mélanges En Hommage a Daniel De Coppet. Les Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris, France. ISBN 9782735113255

Bloch, Maurice (2010) Kinship terms are not kinship Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33 (5). 384-384. ISSN 0140-525X

Astuti, Rita and Bloch, Maurice (2010) Why a theory of human nature cannot be based on the distinction between universality and variability: lessons from anthropology Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33 (2-3). 83-84. ISSN 0140-525X

Bloch, Maurice (2010) Is there religion in Çatalhöyük... or just houses? In: Hodder, Ian, (ed.) Religion in the Emergence of Civilization: ÇatalhöYük as a Case Study. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 146-163. ISBN 9780521150194

2008

Bloch, Maurice (2008) Réflexions sur la réception de deux ouvrages de Claude Lévi-Strauss Lettre du Collège de France, Spec. (2). 16-20. ISSN 1958-1408

Bloch, Maurice (2008) Truth and sight: generalizing without universalizing Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 14 (s1). s22-s32. ISSN 1467-9655

Bloch, Maurice (2008) Why religion is nothing special but is central Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 363 (1499). 2055-2061. ISSN 0962-8436

2007

Bloch, Maurice (2007) Durkheimian anthropology and religion: going in and out of each other's bodies In: Whitehouse, Harvey and Laidlaw, James, (eds.) Religion, Anthropology, and Cognitive Science. Ritual studies monograph series. Carolina Academic Press, North Carolina, USA, 63-80. ISBN 9781594601071

2006

Bloch, Maurice (2006) L'anthropologie cognitive a l'epreuve du terrain Fayard, Paris, France. ISBN 9782213629943

Bloch, Maurice (2006) What kinds of things do anthropologists study: the example of time In: Fausto, Rui and Marnoto, Rita, (eds.) Tempo e Ciência. Ciência aberta, vol. 1. Gradiva Publ. ISBN 9789896160968

Bloch, Maurice (2006) Teknonymy and the evocation of the 'social' among the Zafimaniry of Madagascar In: vom Bruck, Gabriele and Bodenhorn, Barbara, (eds.) An Anthropology of Names and Naming. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 97-114. ISBN 9780521848633

2005

Bloch, Maurice (2005) Kinship and evolved psychological dispositions: the mother's-brother controversy reconsidered In: Bloch, Maurice, (ed.) Essays on Cultural Transmission. LSE monographs on social anthropology. Berg, Oxford, UK, 139-168. ISBN 9781845202866

Bloch, Maurice (2005) Where did anthropology go?: or the need for 'human nature' In: Bloch, Maurice, (ed.) Essays on Cultural Transmission. LSE monographs on social anthropology. Berg Publishers, Oxford, UK, 1-20. ISBN 9781845202866

Bloch, Maurice (2005) Essays on cultural transmission LSE monographs on social anthropology, 75. Berg. ISBN 9781845202866

1999

Bloch, Maurice (1999) 'Eating' young men among the Zafimaniry In: Ancestors, Power and History in Madagascar. Studies of religion in Africa, Vol. 1 (20). Brill, Leiden, 175-190. ISBN 9789004112896

Bloch, Maurice (1999) Book review: Une nouvelle théorie de l’art: a propos d’Art and agency d’Alfred Gell Terrain: Revue d'ethnologie de L'europe, 32. 119-128. ISSN 1777-5450

1991

Bloch, Maurice (1991) Prey into hunter: the politics of religious experience Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521423120

1989

Bloch, Maurice (1989) The symbolism of money in Imerina In: Parry, Jonathan and Bloch, Maurice, (eds.) Money and the Morality of Exchange. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 135-190. ISBN 9780521367745

Parry, Jonathan and Bloch, Maurice, eds (1989) Money and the morality of exchange Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521367745

Parry, Jonathan and Bloch, Maurice (1989) Introduction: money and the morality of exchange In: Parry, Jonathan and Bloch, Maurice, (eds.) Money and the Morality of Exchange. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1-32. ISBN 9780521367745


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