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Kant's `raw man' and the miming of primitivism: Spivak's 'critique of postcolonial reason'

Bhatt, Chetan ORCID: 0000-0002-4025-4203 (2013) Kant's `raw man' and the miming of primitivism: Spivak's 'critique of postcolonial reason'. In: Bilimoria, Purushottama and Al-Kassim, Dina, (eds.) Postcolonial Reason and Its Critique: Deliberations on Gayatri Spivak's Thoughts. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9780198075561

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Discusses the ideas and influence of a leading theoretician-Gayatri Spivak. Contributors are well-known Gayatri Spivak is a leading theoretician in social science research. Her theories and methods have not only been used in the fields of cultural studies and philosophy of language, but have also been widely applied in the fields of anthropology and political studies. This volume studies and analyses the range of the impact of her approach to postcolonial studies. The contributors analyse, explore and expand the domains of her ideas and formulations and discuss the influence of Kant and Matilal in her writings. The essays deal with Spivak's arguments on feminist studies, as well as the techniques of reading texts brought forth by her. They also debate the implications of her theories in cultural studies, ethnography, and anthropology, the volume is detailed guide to contemporary thought. It also includes Gayatri Spivak's response to the issues and questions raised. The introduction highlights the larger convergences that Spivak brings together.

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Additional Information: © 2013 Oxford University Press
Divisions: LSE Human Rights
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2012 11:43
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2023 14:23

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