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Delving into Heart-and Soul-Like Constructs:Describing EPCs in NSM

Peeters, Bert

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In this introduction to the volume, the editor sets the scene for what follows, justifying the choice of label (ethnopsychological personhood construct or EPC) for the soul-, heart-, and mind-like constructs canvassed by the four contributors. He then addresses the perennial problem of Anglocentrism and reification of EPCs in scholarly discourse, where English continues to set the tone and its constructs continue to be used as yardsticks in the description of cultural diversity, thereby...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186521
Book Title: Heart- and Soul-Like Constructs across Languages, Cultures, and Epochs

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