David Scott is Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. He is the author of a number of books, including Omens of Adversity: Tragedy, Time, Memory, Justice and Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment, and is the editor of Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, all also published by Duke University Press.
Apology: On Intellectual Friendship 1
1. A Listening Self: Voice and the Ethos of Style 23
2. Responsiveness to the Present: Thinking through Contingency 53
3. Attunement to Identity: What We Make of What We Find 85
4. Learning to Learn from Others: An Ethics of Receptive Generosity 115
Adieu: Walk Good 143