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dc.contributorMeintel, Deirdre
dc.contributorBéguet, Véronique
dc.contributorGoulet, Jean-Guy
dc.publisherUniversité de Montréal. Département d’anthropologiefr
dc.titleExtraordinary experience in modern contextsfr
dc.typeLivre / Bookfr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Faculté des arts et des sciences. Département d'anthropologiefr
dcterms.descriptionVivid dreams, visions, hearing voices, premonitions, kinaesthetic sensations, relationships with invisible entities have long been the subject of anthropological inquiry, as for example, in studies of shamanism and spirit possession. Most such studies are carried out in societies unlike our own located in faraway locales. This book looks at such phenomena as they are experienced in contemporary modern settings where they are not generally considered legitimate sources of
dcterms.tableOfContentsIntroduction / Deirdre Meintel, Véronique Béguet and Jean-Guy A. Goulet ; Extraordinary Experience as Ways of Being in the World / Véronique Béguet ; Modernity’s Defences / David J. Hufford ; Science, Superstition, and the Supernatural: Exploring the Tension between Skepticism and Experiences with Spirits / Scott Habkirk ; The Quest for Evidence: Scientism, Doubt, and Paranormal Investigation in England / Michele Hanks ; “Feeling as One” during Fieldwork : The Anthropologist as Phenomenological Subject / Géraldine Mossière ; Spirit Mediumship and the Experiential Self / Jack Hunter ; Extraordinary Experience, Intersubjectivity and Doubt in Fieldwork: Studying Urban Spiritualists / Deirdre Meintel ; Epilogue: Three (Ir)Rational Ways of Being an Anthropologist in the Field / Jean-Guy A. Gouletfr
UdeM.ReferenceFournieParDeposantExtraordinary Experience in Modern Contexts Juillet 2020 ISBN: 978-2-9818195-5-0fr

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