The Dance of Person and Place
SUNY Series in Living Indigenous Philosophies
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 164 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 06 January 2010|
This title uses the concept of worldmaking to provide an introduction to American Indian philosophy.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations Foreword Acknowledgments 1. Common Themes in American Indian Philosophy First Introductions Four Common Themes: A First Look Constructing an Actual American Indian World 2. Nelson Goodman's Constructivism Setting the Stage Fact, Fiction, and Feeders Ontological Pluralism True Versions and Well-Made Worlds Nonlinguistic Versions and the Advancement of Understanding 3. True Versions and Cultural Bias Constructive Realism: Variations on a Theme by Goodman True Versions and Cultural Bias An American Indian Well-Made Actual World 4. Relatedness, Native Knowledge, and Ultimate Acceptability Native Knowledge and Relatedness as a World-Ordering Principle Native Knowledge and Truth Native Knowledge and Verification Native Knowledge and Ultimate Acceptability 5. An Expansive Conception of Persons A Western Conception of Persons Native Conceptions of Animate Beings and Persons An American Indian Expansive Conception of Persons 6. The Semantic Potency of Performance Opening Reflections and Reminders About Performances Symbols and Their Performance The Shawnee Naming Ceremony Gifting as a World-Constructing Performance Closing Remarks About the Semantic Potency of Performances 7. Circularity as a World-Ordering Principle Goodman Briefly Revisited Time, Events, and History or Space, Place, and Nature? Circularity as a World-Ordering Principle Circularity and Sacred Places Closing Remarks About Circularity as a World-Ordering Principle 8. The Dance of Person and Place American Indian Philosophy as a Dance of Person and Place Consequences, Speculations, and Closing Reflections Notes Bibliography Index
State University of New York Press|
22.81 x 16.15 x 1.32 centimetres (0.26 kg)|
15+ years |