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Title:
Against war views from the underside of modernity
Author:
Maldonado Torres, Nelson.
ISBN:
9780822388999
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Publication Information:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
xvi, 342 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Latin America otherwise

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