Mind, Body and Culture

By: Geoffrey Samuel

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Concerned with the aspects of human behaviour which have been traditionally described as cultural or social, the author draws on his background in physics to suggest a scientific approach involving a reconceptualization of many of our assumed concepts. Contents Preface; 1. New paradigms and modal states; 2. A natural science of society; 3. Starting points I; 4. Starting points II; 5. Interpreting the flow; 6. The multimodal framework; 7. The Ndembu modal state repertoire; 8. Sociocentric modal states; 9. Shamanic mechanisms; 10. The growth of the clerical approach; 11. Technical and trandformational mechanisms; 12. Mind, body and culture; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index. Printed Pages: 204.

Title: Mind, Body and Culture

Author Name: Geoffrey Samuel

Categories: Cultural,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

ISBN Number: 0-521-37411-1

ISBN Number 13: 9780521374118

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 16 Cms x 24 Cms

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