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Pierre Maranda

Speak, that I be! -- Echo Chambers and Rhetoric.
Sketch of a Resonance Model in Anthropology.

             
Prolegomenon : the rhetoric ? of birds, cats, and other non-human animals.

Presentation of the model

Cultural universes as echo chambers.
Resonance and inertia : keyboards and soundboards used by providers of cultural scripts and by rhetors.
The concepts of attractor and attraction basins.
Reechoing and sympathetic vibration : présupposés and implicit that underlie attraction basins
Reverberation, reflecting barriers (bouncing) and absorbing barriers (sinking) : cultures as Markovian universes.
Category ART (Adaptive Resonance Theory).
The ECHO model - Encyclopédie Culturelle Hypermédia de l'Océanie (www.oceanie.org).
The Double Twist: From Ethnography to Morphodynamics : a canonical formula of resonance ?


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