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A statuary and Claude Levi Strauss's Analyses Of Myths These analyses of myths These a basis for actively engaging isputes over the meaning and interpretation of culture Culture for actively engaging isputes over the meaning and interpretation of culture Culture Enchantment will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience in anthropology sociology history history and sociology of science culture studies and literary theory Schneider's provocative arguments will make this book a fulcrum in the continuing ebate over the nature and prospects of cultural inuiry. Culture and EnchantmentMax Weber viewed modern life as isenchanted an arena from which scientific inuiry had banished magic In contrast Mark Schneider argues intriguingly that enchantment the sense that we are confronted by inexplicable phenomena persists in the world today it has shifted from the natural to class="711bda1f48cc4ac7b2402e188619665d" style="color: #003333; font-size: 23px;">The Cultural Arena Culture And cultural arena Culture shows that students of today operate in social and intellectual circumstances similar to those of seventeenth centur. Y natural philosophers Just as Newton Was Drawn To Alchemy Scholars Today was rawn to alchemy scholars today fascinated by ghostly and mercurial agents thought to account for the meanings of cultural entities For interpretive isciplines Schneider suggests meaning often behaves behaves as mysteriously as the apparitions entities For interpretive isciplines Schneider suggests meaning often behaves behaves as mysteriously as the apparitions by centuries ago by natural philosophers He emonstrates this using two case studies From Anthropology Clifford Geertz's Description anthropology Clifford Geertz's escription Balinese cockfights and Yorub.