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The Social Character of Belief

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dc.contributor.author Shelton, Nathan
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-26T18:30:03Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-26T18:30:03Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10066/7940
dc.description.abstract The work that follows was inspired by linguistic fieldwork I conducted in northern Paraguay with the Ishir/Chamacoco people. ... In this work I will look past the facile explanation that reduces belief to power, and into the social heart of belief. This work is an attempt to explain what belief is, how it happens, and what it makes us do.
dc.description.sponsorship CPGC: 2010 Summer Intern
dc.description.sponsorship Swarthmore College. Dept. of Linguistics en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.rights Full copyright to this work is retained by the student author. It may only be used for non-commercial, research, and educational purposes. All other uses are restricted.
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.subject.lcsh Chamacoco mythology
dc.subject.lcsh Chamacoco Indians -- Social conditions
dc.subject.lcsh Chamacoco Indians -- Religion
dc.title The Social Character of Belief en
dc.type Thesis (B.A.) en
dc.rights.access Open Access


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