Table of Contents

1) Nuts to an Anthropological Theory of Value

2) Relation between Agents Mediated by a Relation between Entities

3) Saussurean Values

4) Inalienable Possessions

5) Aesthetic Value, Poetic Function, Equivalence Framing

6) Chickens, Machetes, and Chains: Meta-Equivalence and The Purification of Value

7) Singularities, Replacements, Commodities (and Something Else Entirely)

8) The Translation of Equivalence: Value, Sense, Path

9) Possible Worlds: From Saussure’s Value to Frege’s Sense (and Truth Value)

10) Reworded Possibilities: From Imagining Outcomes to Second-Guessing Actions

11) The Wording and Worlding of Truth-Value

12) Commensuration and Comparison

13) The Genealogy of Intensity, The Revaluation of Value

14) Semiotic Values

15) The Regimentation and Internalization of Value

16) From Figures to Grounds: Labor Power and Semiotic Potential

17) The Commodity is a Semiotic Process

18) Grounding Economic Value, and/or Regimenting Price

19) A Mayan Ontology of The Anti-Commodity

20) Energy, Work and Friction

21) Conversion, Preservation, and Evil

22) Affordances, Instruments, and Actions

23) Action, Agency, Excellence, and Existential Values

24) From Short-Term to Long-Term Action

25) Agency, Personhood, Power

26) Credit, Debt, Ownership, and the Personification of Deontic Modality

27) Felicity and Felicitousness, Aristotle and Austin

28) The Hau, qua Performativity and Inter(im)subjectivity of Economic Rituals

29) Renown and Resound: The Care of Self and The Curation of Stories

30) Evaluative Standards, Ideals, and Second-Order Desire

31) The Story as a Representation of Ideal Actions and/or Ethical Persons

32) The Stories We Tell are (More or Less Equivalent to) Kula Shells

33) Meta-Ideals, Idols, and/or The Worthiness of Others’ Worlds