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Against war : views from the underside of modernity / Nelson Maldonado-Torres.

Author/Creator:
Maldonado Torres, Nelson.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Series:
Latin America otherwise
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 342 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
War (Philosophy)
Postcolonialism.
Civilization, Modern.
Postmodernism.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Introduction: Western modernity and the paradigm of war
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
From fraternity to altericity, or reason in the service of love
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
Recognition from below : the meaning of the cry and the gift of the self in the struggle for recognition
From the ethical to the geopolitical : a Latin American response to coloniality, neoliberal globalization, and war
Enrique Dussel's ethics and philosophy of liberation
Enrique Dussel's contribution to the de-colonial turn : from the critique of modernity to transmodernity
Conclusion: Beyond the paradigm of war.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-333) and index.
ISBN:
9780822341468 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822341468 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822341703 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822341700 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
173683558

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