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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... double-entry accounting epistemology and ethnographic methods history of number and abstraction kinetics mathematical sublime ...
Book Chapter

By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
...,” the chapter argues for exploring the epistemological (how do we know?) and institutional (how are we organized?) infrastructures that undergird pondering itself. double-entry accounting epistemology and ethnographic methods history of number and abstraction kinetics mathematical sublime ...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... “number is bad because it’s dehumanizing,” the chapter argues for exploring the epistemological (how do we know?) and institutional (how are we organized?) infrastructures that undergird pondering itself. double-entry accounting epistemology and ethnographic methods history of number...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...The Rich Mountain The annals of Potosí composed by Bartolomé Arzáns de Orsúa y Vela (1674–1736) occupy a blurry literary domain between history and fiction, edifying morality tale and titillating scandal sheet. Like an Andean Cervantes, Arzáns’s narrator claimed to write from first-person...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... consider his poem “To Cross This Distance” / “Recorrer esta distancia” (1973), extracted below, one of the most mature works of one of the finest poets ever to have written in Spanish since the language reached the southern Andes in the sixteenth century. As a whole, the poem expresses Saenz’s intimate...