Objects of Inquiry and Curiosity – On Curiosity

‘Scientists are like little, curious kids’. That’s a common rhetoric in science.

Sundar Sarukkai

In Russia, we talk more of doubt than curiosity…

Sergei Sokolovskiy

You have to invest in your own imaginative state before you even begin your research. Don’t let the institution put limits to it.

John Borneman

The relation of anthropology to curiosity is central. We are already curious, there is no beginning to that curiosity.

Carol Greenhouse

There is mutual curiosity, where the anthropologists also become objects of curiosity. The basis of this mutual curiosity is mutual reification.

Gopal Guru


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