Más allá de las operaciones del pensamiento salvaje entre los shuar de la Amazonía ecuatoriana

Abad Espinoza, Luis Gregorio (2022) Más allá de las operaciones del pensamiento salvaje entre los shuar de la Amazonía ecuatoriana. In: Antropologías hechas en Ecuador. El quehacer antropológico-Tomo IV. Asociación Latinoamericana de Antropología; editorial Abya-Yala; Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (UPS) y la Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO-Ecuador), Ecuador, pp. 274-286. ISBN 978-9978-10-686-0 [Book Section]

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In trying to dissolve the sharp separation between a rational mind and inert matter advocated by Cartesian dualism, monism struggles to reunify these different ontological realities. As for Claude Lévi-Strauss and Baruch Spinoza, this unification cannot dispense with the transcendence of the human mind as the locus of thought and knowledge of external nature. Through a discussion of the abstractions of Amerindian ethnology (animism-perspectivism), the theorizations of structuralism, and the relationships these have with some Western philosophical speculations, this article attempts to analyze the intricate human-environment interactions among the Shuar of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Thereby, it is argued that the metaphysical realities of oneiric and visionary experiences are ontologically determined by the degree of contact intensity that humans establish with the material subjectivities of the ecosystem.

Al tratar de disolver la neta separación entre una mente racional y la materia inerte abogada por el dualismo Cartesiano, el monismo lucha por reunificar estas distintas realidades ontológicas. Tal como para Claude Lévi-Strauss y Baruch Spinoza, esa dicha unificación no puede prescindir de la trascendencia de la mente humana como locus del pensamiento y conocimiento de la naturaleza externa. A través de una discusión entre las abstracciones de la etnología Amerindia (animismo-perspectivismo), las teorizaciones del estructuralismo y las relaciones que estos tienen con algunas especulaciones filosóficas occidentales, este artículo trata de analizar las intricadas interacciones humano-naturaleza entre los Shuar de la Amazonía Ecuatoriana. De esta forma, se argumenta que las realidades metafísicas de las experiencias oníricas y visionarias están ontológicamente determinadas por el grado de intensidad de contacto que los humanos establecen con las subjetividades materiales del ecosistema.

Item Type: Book Section
Abad Espinoza, Luis Gregorio
González R, Tania
Campo Imbaquingo, Catalina
Juncosa B, José E.
García S, Fernando
Languages: Spanish
Keywords: visions; Shuar; Claude Lévi-Strauss; Baruch Spinoza; metaphysics; ecological relationships; nature; anthropology; ethnology
Subjects: A. THEORETICAL AND GENERAL ASPECTS > 09. Philosophy of conservation
Q. LANDSCAPES > 08. Ethnographic Landscapes
Q. LANDSCAPES > 07. Indigenous/Traditional landscapes
N.ANTHROPOLOGY > 02. Ethnography
N.ANTHROPOLOGY > 03. Ethnology
O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 04. Social practices, rituals and festive events
O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 06. Knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe
P. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 01. Americas
Q. LANDSCAPES > 04. Sacred/Burial Landscapes
Volume: IV
ISBN: 978-9978-10-686-0
Depositing User: Luis Gregorio Abad Espinoza
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2022 18:30
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2022 18:30
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