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Visual anthropology: "the gordian knot" of description and interpretation.

Abstract in spanish

This work has the pretension to realize some reflections on the categories of the anthropologic knowledge that are situated after the offer of a hypothetical " visual anthropology ". Trying to put besides in relation the problematic that this hypothetical subdiscipline raises, with others that concerns to the anthropologic knowledge in more general levels.

Keywords: visual anthropology,anthropological knowledge,problems of visual anthropology.
Author: José Palacios Ramírez. Doctor en Historia de América, Universidad de Granada, España.
Received: January 17th, 2005, Accepted: June 10th, 2005
Revista Chilena de Antropología Visual - número 5 - Santiago, Julio 2005 - 143/150 pp.- ISSN 0718-876x. Rev. chil. antropol. vis.