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  1. Yolmo aesthetics of body, health and soul loss.

    Article - En anglais

    To date, little attention has been paid to the cultural philosophies of experience which shape human behavior.

    The present paper contends that a culturally constituted « aesthetics » of everyday life underlies moments of health, illness and healing among Yolmo Sherpa of Helambu, Nepal.

    The author examines cultural understandings of bodily and social experience to show how implicit aesthetics-from values of harmony and balance to fears of loss and decay-shape the ways in which Yolmo manage and evaluate their lives and how they construe and experience incidents of « soul loss ».

    Mots-clés Pascal : Perception corporelle, Esthétique, Milieu culturel, Santé, Ethnie, Homme, Népal, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Body perception, Aesthetics, Cultural environment, Health, Ethnic group, Human, Nepal, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0373460

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.