Against War: Views from the Underside of Modernity

Against War: Views from the Underside of Modernity

by Nelson Maldonado-Torres
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822341700

ISBN-13: 9780822341703

Pub. Date: 04/09/2008

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

An analysis of Western attitudes toward war from a subaltern perspective that brings new insights into Western philosophical paradigms.

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An analysis of Western attitudes toward war from a subaltern perspective that brings new insights into Western philosophical paradigms.

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ISBN-13:
9780822341703
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
04/09/2008
Series:
Latin America Otherwise
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,310,605
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


About the Series     ix
Preface     xi
Abbreviations of Frequently Cited Titles     xvii
Introduction: Western Modernity and the Paradigm of War     1
Searching for Ethics in a Violent World: A Jewish Response to the Paradigm of War
From Liberalism to Hitlerism: Tracing the Origins of Violence and War     23
From Fraternity to Altericity, or Reason in the Service of Love     51
Of Masters and Slaves, or Frantz Fanon and the Ethico-Political Struggle for Non-Sexist Human Fraternity
God and the Other in the Self-Recognition of Imperial Man     93
Recognition from Below: The Meaning of the Cry and the Gift of the Self in the Struggle for Recognition     122
From the Ethical to the Geopolitical: A Latin American Response to Coloniality, Neoliberal Globalization, and War
Enrique Dussel's Ethics and Philosophy of Liberation     163
Enrique Dussel's Contribution to the De-colonial Turn: From the Critique of Modernity to Transmodernity     187
Conclusion: Beyond the Paradigm of War     237
Notes     255
Bibliography     313

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