Clifford Geertz Quotes

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Born: August 23, 1926, San Francisco, CA, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Philadelphia, October 30, 2006
Occupation: Academic

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

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

I'm writing a review of three books on feminism and science, and it's about social constructionism. So I would say I'm a social constructionist, whatever that means.
- Clifford Geertz

The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about.
- Clifford Geertz

We need to think more about the nature of rhetoric in anthropology. There isn't a body of knowledge and thought to fall back on in this regard.
- Clifford Geertz

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