Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Soul HuntersHunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Rane Willerslev

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780520252165

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520252165.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 01 August 2021

Taking Animism Seriously

Taking Animism Seriously

Chapter:
(p.181) Chapter 9 Taking Animism Seriously
Source:
Soul Hunters
Author(s):

Rane Willerslev

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0011

This chapter discusses the animism debate and explains how mimesis might help people take animism seriously. It first studies the metaphor model, and then discusses the concepts of Cartesianism, meaning, relatedness, and autonomy. The chapter ends with a section on the principle of sharing, which serves as the basis for the Yukaghir sociality.

Keywords:   animism debate, mimesis, animism, metaphor model, Cartesianism, relatedness, autonomy, meaning, sharing, Yukaghir sociality

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.