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Enrique Dussel's writings span the theology of liberation, critiques of discourse ethics, evaluations of Marx, Levinas, Habermas, and others, but most importantly, the development of a philosophy written from the underside of Eurocentric modernist teleologies, an ethics of the impoverished, and the articulation of a unique Latin American theoretical perspective. This anthology of original articles by U.S. philosophers elucidating Dussel's thought, offers critical analyses from a variety of perspectives, including...
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Thinking from the Underside of History: Enrique Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation

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Overview

Enrique Dussel's writings span the theology of liberation, critiques of discourse ethics, evaluations of Marx, Levinas, Habermas, and others, but most importantly, the development of a philosophy written from the underside of Eurocentric modernist teleologies, an ethics of the impoverished, and the articulation of a unique Latin American theoretical perspective. This anthology of original articles by U.S. philosophers elucidating Dussel's thought, offers critical analyses from a variety of perspectives, including feminist ones. Also included is an essay by Dussel that responds to these essays.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461666677
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/8/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 312
  • File size: 3 MB

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Linda Martin Alcoff is professor of philosophy at Syracuse University.
Eduardo Mendieta is assistant professor of philosophy at University of San Francisco.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1: Introduction by Linda Martin Alcoff and Eduardo Mendieta
Chapter 2 2: Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation: Ethics and Geopolitics of Knowledge by Walter D. Mingnolo
Chapter 3 3: The Material Principle and the Formal Principle in Dussel's Ethics by James L. Marsh
Chapter 4 4: Can "Liberation Ethics" Be Assimilated under "Discourse Ethics"? by Karl-Otto Apel
Chapter 5 5: Discourse and Liberation: Toward a Critical Coordination of Discourse Ethics and Dussel's Ethics of Liberation by Hans Schelkshorn
Chapter 6 6: Beyond Universal History: Dussel's Critique of Globalization by Eduardo Mendieta
Chapter 7 7: Burnt Offerings to Rationality: A Feminist Reading of the Construction of Indigenous Peoples in Dussel's Theory of Modernity by Lynda Lange
Chapter 8 8: Thinking Otherwise: Dussel, Liberation Theology, and Feminism by Elina Vuola
Chapter 9 9: Locating the Absolutely Absolute Other: Toward a Transmodern Christianity by Roberto S. Goizueta
Chapter 10 10: Theory and Alterity: Dussel's Marx and Marion on Idolatry by Michael D. Barber
Chapter 11 11: Dussel on Marx: Living Labor and the Materiality of Life by Mario Saenz
Chapter 12 12: Power/Knowledges in the Colonial Unconscious: A Dialogue between Dussel and Foucault by Linda Martin Alcoff
Chapter 13 13: Epilogue by Enrique Dussel
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