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Lo he dejado para cuando me pueda concentrar más en él.
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Crítica de la razón poscolonial: Hacia una crítica del presente evanescente

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 74 of 448
The current mood, in the radical fringe of humanistic Northern pedagogy, of uncritical enthusiasm for the Third World, makes a demand upon the inhabitant of that Third World to speak up as an authentic ethnic fully representative of his or her tradition.This demand in principle ignores an open secret: that an ethnicity untroubled by the vicissitudes of history and neatly accessible as an object of investigation..
Dec 26, 2016 05:26AM 1 comment
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 73 of 448
:( why is the text so heavy handed?

My point is that, in this authoritative text ( Gita) , taken
as static and monotonous by Hegel, such summaries are allowed by way
of a textual ruse of the self-excusing unendorsable erring request endorsed
as an indulgence of a human error that must nonetheless deny
the phenomenality of affect and deny the ground of verification by the
so-called concrete lived present.
Dec 26, 2016 04:40AM 2 comments
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 50 of 448
When the famous justification of civil society is broached, it is within
the developed cultural context inside the frame. The passage is too well
known for extended quoting here. Let us remind ourselves of the
-splendid misery'' of "inequality among men," which is "bound up with
the development of the natural tendencies [Naturanlagen] of the human
race," .....
Dec 25, 2016 09:24AM 1 comment
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 47 of 448
The systematic description of practical reason and its project (CJ 34)
must assume man as noumenon as its subject as such. Although there is
no discussion of cultural differences here, it is clear that the raw man is
reduced out of this definitive arena. Conversely, the uncultivated reason
of this raw man cannot conceptualize man as noumenon either.
Dec 11, 2016 05:59AM 1 comment
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 45 of 448
The possibility of the production of the native informant by way of the colonial/postcolonial route and thus, ultimately, books such as this one, is lodged in the fact that, for the real needs of imperialism, the in-choate in-fans ab-original para-subject cannot be theorized as functionally completely frozen in a world where teleology is schematized into geo-graphy (writing the world).
Dec 11, 2016 03:11AM 3 comments
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 37 of 448
The human being is moral only insofar as he cannot cognize himself.
Nov 29, 2016 09:46AM Add a comment
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 29 of 448
To claim that the moral impulse in us is cognitively grounded is, then, to fail to recognize that its origin is a supplement. And uncritically to name nature sublime is to fail to recognize the philosophical impropriety of the denomination. Yet these cognitive failures are a part of developed culture and can even have a functional role in them. As Kant will argue later, they may be "wholesome illusions".
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A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Rakhi Dalal
Rakhi Dalal is on page 23 of 448
Cultural and intellectual "Germany," the place of self-styled difference from the rest of what is still understood as "continental" Europe and Britain, was the main source of the meticulous scholarship that established the vocabulary of proto-archetypal ("comparative" in the disciplinary sense) identity,
Nov 19, 2016 10:26AM 1 comment
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Shruti Rao
Shruti Rao is on page 367 of 448
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Niklas
Niklas is on page 200 of 448
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Niklas
Niklas is on page 112 of 448
Mar 29, 2016 11:02AM 1 comment
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Helen
Helen is on page 115 of 448
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Helen
Helen is on page 16 of 448
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Lauren
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