Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide by Boaventura de Sousa Santos

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos

This e-book explores the idea that of 'cognitive injustice': the failure to recognize different methods of realizing during which humans around the globe run their lives and supply intending to their lifestyles. Boaventura de Sousa Santos exhibits why international social justice isn't really attainable with no international cognitive justice. Santos argues that Western domination has profoundly marginalised wisdom and knowledge that were in lifestyles within the international South. She contends that this day it's primary to get well and valorize the epistemological variety of the realm. Epistemologies of the South outlines a brand new form of bottom-up cosmopolitanism, during which conviviality, harmony and existence triumph opposed to the common sense of market-ridden greed and individualism.

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