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Author Maldonado Torres, Nelson, author.

Title Against war : views from the underside of modernity / Nelson Maldonado-Torres
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 342 pages)
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
Summary An analysis of Western attitudes toward war from a subaltern perspective that brings new insights into Western philosophical paradigms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-333) and index
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Subject Dussel, Enrique.
Fanon, Frantz.
LĂ©vinas, Emmanuel.
Civilization, Modern.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Postcolonialism.
Postmodernism.
War (Philosophy)
Krieg.
Civilization, Modern.
Ethik.
Geopolitik.
Gewalt
Kolonialismus
Kolonialismus.
Krieg.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Philosophie der Befreiung
Political science -- Philosophy.
Politische Ethik
Politische Philosophie.
Postcolonialism.
Postmodernism.
RELIGION / Christian Theology / Liberation
War (Philosophy)
Zivilisation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822388995
9780822388999