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The translation of Southern African sangoma divination towards a global format, and the validity of the knowledge it produces

@inproceedings{Binsbergen2003TheTO,
  title={The translation of Southern African sangoma divination towards a global format, and the validity of the knowledge it produces},
  author={W. V. Binsbergen},
  year={2003}
}
One of the principal reasons the North Atlantic has had both for studying ‘other cultures’, and for reifying these as absolutely and insurmountably different, has been: to allow North Atlantic civilisation to construct itself on the basis of a claim of a rationality and science incomparably superior to the thought processes engaged in by humans in other continents. One of the tasks of intercultural philosophy is then to explode such hegemonic projection from the North Atlantic. Intercultural… Expand