The Resource Empiricism to metaphysics : in defence of the concept of the Dreamtime / Howard Morphy

Empiricism to metaphysics : in defence of the concept of the Dreamtime / Howard Morphy

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Empiricism to metaphysics : in defence of the concept of the Dreamtime / Howard Morphy
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Empiricism to metaphysics : in defence of the concept of the Dreamtime / Howard Morphy
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Argues against Wolfes interpretation of the Dreamtime (Dreaming) as a product of anthropological discourse suggesting alternatively that it represents a semantic field in Aboriginal languages with heterogenous meanings; traces the use of the term from Spencer and Gillen through the history of approaches to Aboriginal religion - divergent interpretations of Durkheim and Stanner discussed; the transformation of the term in popular imagination also presented
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Morphy, Howard
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  • Wolfe, Patrick
  • Stanner, W. E. H.
  • Durkheim, Emile
  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Gillen, F. J.
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Empiricism to metaphysics : in defence of the concept of the Dreamtime / Howard Morphy
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Bibliography; p. 258-261
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M0002541
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0805176
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Empiricism to metaphysics : in defence of the concept of the Dreamtime / Howard Morphy
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Bibliography; p. 258-261
Control code
M0002541
System control number
0805176

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