By Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff

ISBN-10: 0226707318

ISBN-13: 9780226707310

ISBN-10: 0226707326

ISBN-13: 9780226707327

In Amazonian Cosmos, a different and interesting contribution to South American ethnography, Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff investigates the area view of an remoted Indian tribe, the Desana, of the Northwest Amazon. the writer labored with a unmarried informant over a chronic interval, and later checked his findings broadly within the box. The acculturated local informant expressed his rules of guy and the Universe in phrases that transcend the slim limits of a really good ethnological paintings and that demonstrate an interrelated process of indicators and logos of a lot wider curiosity. through the use of mythology and local languages as keys to an knowing of social habit, the writer has reached a degree of inquiry and a intensity of conception hardly ever accomplished in a learn of primitive rain woodland Indians, these remnants of as soon as strong tribes that now are speedily disappearing.
Claude Lévi-Strauss writes of Amazonian Cosmos: “I have tested your e-book with passionate curiosity and i'm surprised on the riches of that universe that you disclose to us in it. South American ethnography shouldn't be a similar back, for you will have introduced it right into a new period ... it really is most unlikely to specific sufficient appreciation for the intense demonstration you've given us of hitherto unsuspected percentages for research in depth.”
Amazonian Cosmos is the author’s personal translation of Desana, released in Spanish in 1969.
GERARDO REICHEL-DOLMATOFF is learn fellow on the Universidad de los Andes, and member of the Instituto Colombiano de Antropología in Bogotá. he's the writer of 8 books, together with “Colombia”: old Peoples and areas and the folks of Aritama, and has additionally released a variety of articles on Colombian ethnology and archaeology.

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454-459 for Ficino’s alleged « spiritual crisis » and the evidence of his interaction with Antonino. 2 See Ficino, De vita, iii, 8, p. 281 ; iii, 18, p. 341 ; iii, 25, p. 383. 3 Antoninus, Summa theologica, ii, 12, 1, 6, Graz, Akademische Druck-U. Verlagsanstalt, 1959, vol. ii, pp. 1138-1139. ficino ’ s medical astrology and its thomist context 395 make astrology a valid science. Divine providence organized the universe so that lower things are ruled by higher things, less noble things by nobler things.

Bourke, Notre Dame, 1975, vol. 1, pp. 275-277 ; Summa theologiae, i, 115, 3, trans. the Fathers of the English Dominican Province, London, 1981, vol. i, pp. 562-563. See Litt, Les corps célestes, pp. 54-196 for discussion. 2 Thomas Aquinas, Summa contra Gentiles, iii, 84, vol. 2, pp. 13-18. 3 Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologiae, i, 115, 4, vol. i, pp. 563-564. See also i, 115, 6, 4 Litt lists over forty texts where Thomas argues that human intelligence and will are the exceptions to celestial causation, Les corps célestes, p.

Dice infatti Ochino : Se ben già nella primitiva chiesa fu predicato Christo in queste parti, ai nostri antecessori, nientedimeno noi siamo nati in un tempo e infra persone, dove Christo non è nominato. Però, a noi tanto è, quanto s’el non ci fusse mai stato predicato l’Evangelio. Non possano pensare questi tali, che quelli i quali vivono secondo il naturale giuditio che hanno, si dannino, e alloro proposito adducano l’autorità di Paulo, quale disse che questi tali che non hanno legge sono legge a loro medesimi.

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