El chamanismo y las drogas enteogénicas/alucinatorias del mundo precolombino

Carlos Manuel Quirce-Balma

Resumen


Este trabajo intenta abordar algunas de las teorías más modernas y prevalentes sobre el chamanismo. Se han incluido tanto las teorías tradicionales como las modernas que parecen indicar las tendencias interpretativas de tipo neurofisiológico sobre los estados alterados y superiores de la conciencia. Se ha mencionado el uso prevalente y central de los diversos psicodélicos y plantas que contienen sustancias alterantes entre las diversas culturas precolombinas. Los trabajos de la antropología psicodélica han sido incluidos y su contraste con las escuelas influenciadas por Mircea Eliade.


Palabras clave


chamanismo; plantas psicodélicas; brujería; neurofisiología de la conciencia

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