Cosmos, Gods and Madmen: Frameworks in the Anthropologies of by Roland Littlewood,Rebecca Lynch

By Roland Littlewood,Rebecca Lynch

The social anthropology of disease and overall healthiness has regularly been involved in non secular cosmologies: how societies make experience of such matters as prediction and keep an eye on of misfortune and destiny; the malevolence of others; the benevolence (or differently) of the paranormal global; neighborhood knowing and reasons of the ordinary and ultra-human worlds. This quantity offers differing categorizations and conflicts that take place as humans search to make experience of agony and their reports. Cosmologies, no matter if incorporating the divine or as only secular, lead us to interpret human motion and the human structure, its ills and its therapeutic and, particularly, methods which be certain and restrict our very possibilities.

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