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Paths to Asian Medical Knowledge

Charles Leslie and Allan Young (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520073173
eISBN:
9780520910935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520073173.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Like its classic predecessor, Asian Medical Systems, this book expands the study of Asian medicine. These chapters ask how patients and practitioners know what they know—what evidence of disease or ... More


Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Seas

Gananath Obeyesekere

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243071
eISBN:
9780520938311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243071.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In this re-examination of the notion of cannibalism, the author offers the argument that cannibalism is mostly “cannibal talk,” a discourse on the Other engaged in by both indigenous peoples and ... More


Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth

Gananath Obeyesekere

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232204
eISBN:
9780520936300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book embarks on a comparison of rebirth concepts across a wide range of cultures. Exploring in rich detail the beliefs of small-scale societies of West Africa, Melanesia, traditional Siberia, ... More


The Awakened Ones: Phenomenology of Visionary Experience

Gananath Obeyesekere

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153621
eISBN:
9780231527309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

While a rational consciousness grasps many truths, this book argues for an even richer knowledge through a confrontation with the stuff of visions and dreams. Spanning both Buddhist and European ... More


Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Alice Collett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume is a broad-ranging comparative study of texts, sections of texts, and textual fragments that are concerned with women in early Indian Buddhism. The volume is based on texts from early ... More


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