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Global fragments : Latinamericanisms, globalizations, and critical theory /
Eduardo Mendieta.
imprint
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2007.
description
viii, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0791472574 (hbk.), 9780791472576 (hbk.)
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imprint
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2007.
isbn
0791472574 (hbk.)
9780791472576 (hbk.)
catalogue key
6273545
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Eduardo Mendieta is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University, State University of New York
Summaries
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'Global Fragments' offers an analysis of globalization that aims to circumvent the sterile dichotomies that either praise or demonize globalization. Mendieta applies an interdisciplinary approach to one of the most fundamental experiences of globalization: the mega-urbanization of humanity.
Title Summary
"Global Fragments offers an innovative analysis of globalization that aims to circumvent the sterile dichotomies that either praise or demonize globalization. Eduardo Mendieta applies an interdisciplinary approach to one of the most fundamental experiences of globalization: the mega urbanization of humanity."--BOOK JACKET.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: Epistemic Hubris and Dialogical Cosmopolitanismp. 1
Globalizations
Philosophizing Globalizationsp. 17
Invisible Cities: A Phenomenology of Globalization from Belowp. 35
Latinamericanisms
From Modernity, through Postmodernity, to Globalization: Mapping Latin Americap. 59
Remapping Latin American Studies: Postcolonialism, Subaltern Studies, Postoccidentalism, and Globalization Theoryp. 79
The Emperor's Map: Latin American Critiques of Globalismp. 97
Critical Theory
Beyond Universal History: Enrique Dussel's Critique of Globalizationp. 111
Politics in on Age of Planetarization: Enrique Dussel's Critique of Political Reasonp. 125
The Linguistification of the Sacred as a Catalyst of Modernity: Jurgen Habermas on Religionp. 141
Which Pragmatism? Whose America? On Cornel Westp. 169
Notesp. 187
Indexp. 219
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