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Metaphysical Community The Interplay of the Senses and the Intellect

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ISBN-10: 0292785291

ISBN-13: 9780292785298

Edition: 1996

Authors: Greg Urban

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Starting with the post-structuralist idea that truth systems are lodged in discourse, and that discourse varies from society to society, Greg Urban seeks to discover the nature and extent of that variation. His journey to an Amerindian society in which dreams are more prominent than everyday aspects of the sensible world leads him to radically reformulate one of the main problematics of Western thought: the relationship between our sensations of the world and the understandings we form of them. Metaphysical Community proposes that this dichotomy comes from the interplay between two sides of discourse-its intelligible side as a carrier of meanings, and its sensible side as…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
A Tapir's Heart
We the Living
The Hole in the Sky
A Lock of Hair in a Ball of Wax
The Jaguar's Spots
This Is Your Making
Rocks That Talk
Between Myth and Dream
Notes
References
Index