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By Boaventura de Sousa Santos

This e-book explores the concept that of 'cognitive injustice': the failure to realize the several methods of realizing during which humans around the globe run their lives and supply aspiring to their lifestyles. Boaventura de Sousa Santos indicates why international social justice isn't really attainable with no worldwide cognitive justice. Santos argues that Western domination has profoundly marginalised wisdom and knowledge that have been in lifestyles within the international South. She contends that this day it's important to get better and valorize the epistemological variety of the realm. Epistemologies of the South outlines a brand new form of bottom-up cosmopolitanism, during which conviviality, unity and lifestyles triumph opposed to the common sense of market-ridden greed and individualism.

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Epistemologies of the South: Justice Against Epistemicide

This e-book explores the concept that of 'cognitive injustice': the failure to recognize different methods of realizing during which humans around the globe run their lives and supply aspiring to their lifestyles. Boaventura de Sousa Santos exhibits why international social justice isn't really attainable with out international cognitive justice.

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