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Tribal epistemologies : essays in the philosophy of anthropology / edited by Helmut Wautischer.

By: Wautischer, Helmut
Language: English Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 1998.Description: xvii, 239p. : ill. ; 22cm.ISBN: 184014128X
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Iincludes references - Contents: Foreword / Douglass Price-Williams; 1, Introduction. Pathways to knowledge / H. Wautischer; 2, Methodological conundrums. Observations on "self" and "knowing" / R.C. Ryser; Individuality in a relational culture / Hoyt L. Edge; 3, Ethnographic assessment of knowledge. Understanding Maori epistemology / Roma Mere Roberts, Peter R. Wills; Preconquest consciousness / E.R. Sorenson; 4, Shamanistic mediation of meaning. Shamanistic knowledge and cosmology / M. Ripinsky-Naxon; The meaning of ecstacy in shamanism / Å. Hultkrantz; "Ecstacy" or the west-dreamt Siberian shaman / R.N. Hamayon; 5, Converging knowledge in cultural diversity. Myths and morals: character and personhood in the Native American tradition / Nina Rosenstand; Some "shamanistic" affinities of western culture / R.M. Torrance.