Michael Taussig  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Michael Taussig (b. 1940) received his PhD. in anthropology from the London School of Economics and is a professor at Columbia University. Although he has published on Medical anthropology he is best known for his engagement with Marx´s idea of commodity fetishism, especially in terms of the work of Walter Benjamin.


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