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Aztec philosophy : understanding a world in motion

Author: James Maffie
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, 2014. ©2014
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maffie, James.
Aztec philosophy : understanding a world in motion.
Boulder, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, ©2014
xiv, 592 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Maffie
ISBN: 9781607322238 1607322234
OCLC Number: 878142776
Description: 1 online resource (609 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1: Teotl --
1.1: Teotl --
1.2: Supporting Scholarship --
1.3: The Cosmos as Teotl�s Artistic-Shamanic Self-Transformation --
1.4: Some Implications of and Objections against Several Aspects of This Interpretation of Aztec Metaphysics --
1.5: Conclusion --
2: Pantheism --
2.1: Pantheism --
2.2: The Sacred --
2.3: Neltiliztli, Self-Presentation, and Nonhierarchical Well-Ordering --
2.4: Ixiptla and Teixiptla --
2.5: Animism --
2.6: Objections and Replies --
2.7: Conclusion 3: Agonistic Inamic Unity3.1: Agonistic Inamic Unity --
3.2: Agonistic Inamic Unity as A Pattern in the Weaving of the Cosmos --
3.3: Examining Agonistic Inamic Unity --
3.4: Artistic Presentations of Agonistic Inamic Unity --
3.5: Abstract Inamic Pa irs --
3.6: Balance and Imbalance, and Center and Periphery Are Not Inamic Pairs --
3.7: Ometeotl --
3.8: Conclusion --
4: Teotl as Olin --
4.1: Olin --
4.2: Linguistic Evidence --
4.3: Literary Evidence --
4.4: Graphic Evidence --
4.5: Conclusion --
5: Teotl as Malinalli --
5.1: Linguistic Evidence 5.2: Literary Evidence5.3: Graphic Evidence --
5.4: Conclusion --
6: Teotl as Nepantla --
6.1: Linguistic Evidence --
6.2: Literary Evidence --
6.3: Graphic Evidence --
6.4: Conclusion --
7: Teotl as Time-Place --
7.1: Introductory Remarks on Time and Place --
7.2: The Tonalpohualli --
7.3: The Xihuitl or Xiuhpohualli --
7.4: Aztec Cosmogony --
7.5: Aztec Time-Place: A Monistic and Processive Interpretation --
7.6: Conclusion --
8: Weaving the Cosmos --
8.1: The Dynamics of the Aztec Cosmos --
8.2: Backstrap Weaving 8.3: Weaving the Fifth Sun-Earth Age8.4: The First Four Sun-Earth Ages as Nepantla-Process --
8.5: The Fifth Age as Nepantla-Generated Woven House --
8.6: The Vertical Folding of the Cosmos and of the Fifth Age --
8.7: Cosmos and Reality as Nepantla-Process --
8.8: Conclusion --
Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: James Maffie.

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