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Semiotics and Subjectivity in the Tibetan Buddhist Sand Painting Ritual

By Tim Murphy What is this?  Among other things, it is a semiotic system that structures and defines subjectivity, experience, and agency.  If we read what we may call the “mandala situation” by means of the heuristic of semiotic theory, … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a two-part interview with Tim Murphy about his new book, The Politics of Spirit; see part 1 here.) Craig Martin: In your book you argue that the Eurocentrism or ethnocentrism of the phenomenology of religion … Continue reading

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On The Politics of Spirit: An Interview with Tim Murphy (Part 1)

Tim Murphy is currently Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His books include Nietzsche, Metaphor, Religion (SUNY Press, 2001) … Continue reading

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