Review of Tradition as Truth and Communication: A Cognitive Description of Traditional Discourse
Traditional repetition, Tradition, Communication
This work is a review of Tradition as Truth and Communication: A Cognitive Description of Traditional Discourse, by Pascal Boyer. Boyer challenges two common assumptions in most anthropologists' explanations of traditional repeition: repetition is the result of a conservative mindset, and traditions are held together by an underlying worldview.
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Strauss, Claudia. "Review of Tradition as Truth and Communication, by Pascal Boyer." Ethnohistory 39.4 (1992): 565-566.