comparative cultural psychology can hardly do justice to the complexities of culture by either reducing culture as an independent, operationalisable variable to specific cultural conditions, or by extending it almost arbitrarily to global cultural groups based on methodological nationalism (for example
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Bowlin, John R. "Rorty and Aquinas on Courage and Contingency."
Journal of Religion 77 (1997): 402-420.
While he uses the example of courage in his analysis, Bowlin's aim in this
essay is to point to a general weakness in
academic methodology. They were ‘scrambled, disordering’ modes not
unrelated to Dada–associative, cognitive capacitors perhaps best summed
up in the phrase ‘critique of pure unreason’. Georgio Agamben re-affirms
this ‘nameless science’–the expanded zone of art history/theory/related
listen attentively—and to make sure they didn’t get distracted.
Lastly, no reflection on ethnographic research would be complete without a note about reflexivity—namely, the revealing of the ethnographer’s methodology and self as the instrument of data collection and generation. Such reflexivity is
reduced to evil to the latter and have defined it as a lapse or mental illness, 91 and also that we continue to stigmatize those who are truly mentally ill with a taint of evil.
However, to explore the Joker specifically in terms of madness and evil, we do need to question what methodology to use so as