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Beyond the doctrine of man : decolonial visions of the human

Beyond the doctrine of man : decolonial visions of the human

Author: Joseph Drexler-Dreis; Kristien Justaert
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

The essays in this volume interrogate the problem of modern/colonial definitions of the human person and take up the struggle to decolonize such descriptions. Contributions engage work from various  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Drexler-Dreis; Kristien Justaert
ISBN: 9780823285860 0823285863 9780823286898 0823286894
OCLC Number: 1240807234
Description: vi, 303 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The projects of unsettling man / Joseph Drexler-Dreis and Kristien Justaert --
Part I. Sylvia Wynter and the project of unsettling man. Where life itself lives / Mayra Rivera --
Unsettling blues: a decolonial reading of the Blues Episteme / Rufus Burnett Jr. --
Not your papa's Wynter: women of color contributions toward decolonial futures / Xhercis Méndez and Yomaira C. Figueroa --
Part II. Religious cosmologies and the project of unsettling man. Enfleshing love: a decolonial theological reading of Beloved / M. Shawn Copeland --
Nat Turner's orientation beyond the doctrine of man / Joseph Drexler-Dreis --
Mystical bodies of Christ: human, crucified, and beloved / Andrew Prevot --
African humanism: between the cosmic and the terrestrial / Patrice Haynes --
Part III. Biopolitics and the project of unsettling man. Bodies that speak / Linn Marie Tonstad --
Life beyond the doctrine of man: out of this world with Michel Henry and radical queer theory / Kristien Justaert --
Black life/Schwarz-Sein: inhabitations of the flesh / Alexander G. Weheliye.
Responsibility: Joseph Drexler-Dreis and Kristien Justaert, editors.


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