INTRODUCTION

"culture uses and transforms life to realise a synthesis of a higher order"
Claude Lévi-Strauss (1949: 4)

This neighborhood in my site brings together various ways of approaching CULTURE as a core process in human life. The guiding idea is my understanding of the statement by Lévi-Strauss I use as epigraph.

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Specifically, human action builds with physical, biological and historical conditions new conditions for all future action.

This applies to intellectual practice. Thus this site is about transforming further the theory of culture through a reconstruction of traditions of controversies about convention, arbitrariness, elaboration, education, hegemony, authority, agency, etc.

The site is organized into three main areas: