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I have a hope that this book will become a living expression that the social brain is alive and kicking.
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~We can only name the world as it is, in all its complexities, pitfalls, and rich details, from coloniality. Nevertheless, and this is the major paradox, coloniality stands as the quintessential organization of power in modernity precisely because it is the prohibition imposed on the many to name the world. The said prohibition is mainly accomplished...
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~By renouncing God, transcendence, and veiling its own principles, modernity has set forth a paradoxically divine force: its own nihilism. From within the carcass of divinity, a flood of power-thirsty deities struggles to subdue the production of time and space and to harness every kind of creation of life as its own creation. The dogmatic slumber...
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~We are chasing the possibilities of an ontology of democracy not as technology of the isolated subject but as the possibility of the truth of being in common. We are pursuing the possibility of meaning within an infinity of difference. In order to pave the road that...
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~Thus far we have established the urgency for a problematic proposition: the need to actualize difference, which is immediately transformed in an even...
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~There are two basic and insuperable hindrances for Negri’s project of building power as absolute potentia. First, in order for Negri to maintain pure potentia, he logically needs to eradicate mediation. His strategy is to move mediation further and further from absolute potentia, as if he were moving the radius...
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~~Ricardo Sanín-Restrepo is a member of the Caribbean Philosophical Association and a professor of legal and political theory at several institutions across Latin America, including Universidad Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM), Universidad Central de Quito, Universidad San Luis de...
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Race, Rights and Rebels: Alternatives to Human Rights and Development from the Global South by Julia Suárez Krabbe.
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