Biography of an Inquiry - About a Book on Modes of Existence

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Lecture in the framework of the Understanding Society Series organized at CRASSH by Professor Simon Golding, November 6th 2013

Since the project on Modes of Existence has been long in coming and has connection with all the successive field works done by the author, the paper tries to retrace the main steps that have led to the project. It shows that this project precedes the work done in actor-network theory and explains the link between philosophy and anthropology through the peculiar notion of mode of existence.