Omalyce : an ethnography of the Ikwaye view of the cosmos
Mimica, Jadran F
This ethnographic interpretation of the Ikwaye view of the cosmos
is based on the following presuppositions:
a) human experience of the world as a whole (cosmos) is an
a priori ontological fact ;
b) a view of the cosmos is a cultural construct expressing the
metaphysical conception human beings have of their relation
with the social and natural world.
For the Ikwaye the cosmos is an anthropomorphic realm envisaged
as the body of the male creator Omalyce. The main focus of the
thesis is...[Show more]
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