Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

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Eduardo Viveiros de Castro (1951) is a Brazilian anthropologist and ethnologist and Professor of social anthropology at the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro. He was Simón Bolívar Chair of Latin American Studies at Cambridge University (1997-98) and Directeur de recherches at the C.N.R.S. (2000-2001).


Cosmological Perspectivism in Amazonia and Elsewhere [1998], 2012, Log.

(in English unless noted otherwise)


  • Arawete: O povo do Ipixuna, São Paulo: CEDI, 1992. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • editor, with M. Carneiro da Cunha, Amazônia: etnologia e história indígena, São Paulo: USP/FAPESP, 1993. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • editor, Antropologia do Parentesco: Estudos Ameríndios, Rio de Janeiro: UFRJ, 1995. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • editor, A Onça e a Diferença - Projeto AmaZone, 2005. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • with Stéphane Breton, Michèle Coquet, Michael Houseman, Jean-Marie Schaeffer and Anne-Christine Taylor, Qu'est-ce qu'un corps?, Paris: Flammarion, and Musée du Quai Branly, 2006. (French)
  • with Déborah Danowski, Há mundo por vir? Ensaio sobre os medos e os fins, Cultura e Barbárie, 2014, 176 pp. [4] (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • The Relative Native: Essays on Indigenous Conceptual Worlds, afterw. Roy Wagner, Manchester: HAU, 2016, 366 pp. Collected essays. [7]

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