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Book: Fabricating Origins

Chapter: Origins Today

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24343


What is origins today? I shall give at the outset a first, very simple answer: claims of origination are a form of speech or writing and, as such, they are acts in the present for social effect in that present situation’s imagined future.

Chapter Contributors

  • Russell McCutcheon ( - rmccutch) 'University of Alabama'