He has attempted such a task in his groundbreaking work on Amerindian perspectivism-an ontology he defines as "perpendicular" and incommensurable to ours (contrary to Descola, who classifies as a variant of animism
; see Latour 2009).
is mostly concerned with the complexity of communication and personhood, while cash cropping elaborates complexity in relation to objects like mills and fertilizer.
Apart from discussing how Nage views on what is and what is not alive might locate them ontologically in relation to similar groups, I consider how this case prospectively contributes to recent discussion of 'animism
' and, conversely, how newer theories of animism
might inform an understanding of Nage thought and practice.
In Thus Spoke for Uncle, he has devoted three full chapters--which bear the following titles: "Africa, Its Races and Its Civilization," "Africa and the External World," and "African Animism
."--to investigate pre-colonial Africa and the study of the religious sentiments of African people.
The new animism
(or animic) models have rarely been applied to the Southeast Asian region which has, however, always provided case examples of animism
(although see Tsintjilonis 2004).
': Expanding 'subaltern urbanism'
In Al-Koni's worldview, contrary to recent conceptualisations which tend to polarise animism
and the Abrahamic faiths, the monotheisms productively realign but essentially perpetuate the fundamental relationship with self, other and world created by animism
is a compelling, challenging album that is definitely worth adding to any collection.
This suspenseful debut, first in a romantic fantasy series, is filled with animism
, magical storytelling, and lyrical prose.
The authors in this volume engage critically with the thinkers who have done most to formulate relational approaches: Viveiros de Castro's perspectivism, Descola's divisions of animism
, totemism, analogism and naturalism, and especially the subtle and thought-provoking work of Ingold.
The Southeast Asian region is a mix of various faiths ranging from the predominant Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, to Animism
and Confucianism as well as Christianity.
or differences in subject-predicate constraints