Wild Hunger: The Primal Roots of Modern Addiction / Edition 1

Wild Hunger: The Primal Roots of Modern Addiction / Edition 1

by Bruce Wilshire
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847689689

ISBN-13: 9780847689682

Pub. Date: 10/27/1999

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This pioneering work explores why our culture is plagued by addictions—by giving serious attention to our genetic legacy from our hunter-gatherer ancestors.

Overview

This pioneering work explores why our culture is plagued by addictions—by giving serious attention to our genetic legacy from our hunter-gatherer ancestors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847689682
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/27/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Prologue: Hunger for Ecstatic Connectedness Part 2 I NATURE'S REGENERATIVE CYCLES Chapter 3 1 Ecstasy Deprivation and Addictive "Remedies" Chapter 4 2 Rediscovering Space, Time, Body, Self Chapter 5 3 Circular Power Returning into Itself Chapter 6 4 The Intimate Otherness of Body-Self's World: Addiction as Frightened Response Part 7 II ADDICTION: CIRCULAR POWER SHORT-CIRCUITED Chapter 8 5 The More Than Merely Human: Hunger to Belong Chapter 9 6 Medical Materialism and the Fragmented Grasp of Addiction Chapter 10 7 Possession, Addiction, Fragmentation: Is a Healing Community Possible? Chapter 11 8 Smoking As Ritual, Smoking As Addiction Chapter 12 9 Body, Nose, Viscera, Earth Chapter 13 10 Art and Truth Chapter 14 III HARMONY WITH NATURE Chapter 15 11 Mother Nature: Circular Power Returning into Itself Chapter 16 12 Technology As Ecstasy: How to Deal with It? Chapter 17 Conclusion: The Awesome World Chapter 18 Sources Chapter 19 Acknowledgments Chapter 20 Index Chapter 21 About the Author

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