David Graeber: Purity, Alienation and Dignity


David Graeber wrote about debt, jobs and the negative effects of globalization. He was an American anthropologist, anarchist activist, and was an author known for his books Debt: The First 5000 Years, The Utopia of Rules and Bullshit Jobs: A Theory. A professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics, he passed away 2 September 2020, at age 59.


honor-based, dignity-based, honor, dignity, jokesterism, private property, hierarchy, alienation

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Herrman, Charles. “David Graeber: Purity, Alienation and Dignity.” Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture 5, no. 2 (2021):  88-102. https://doi.org/10.14394/eidos.jpc.2021.0019.


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