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On reason : rationality in a world of cultural conflict and racism

Author: Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A philosophical argument that rationality is based on, or produced from, difference, and is not only worth retaining but necessary in a culturally diverse world.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze
ISBN: 9780822341789 0822341786 9780822341956 0822341956
OCLC Number: 301791079
Description: xx, 327 p
Contents: Preface: What is rationality? --
Introduction: Diversity and the social questions of reason --
Varieties of rational experience --
Ordinary historical reason --
Science, culture, and principles of rationality --
Languages of time in postcolonial memory --
Reason and unreason in politics
Responsibility: Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze.
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