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Sylvia Wynter : on being human as praxis

Author: Katherine McKittrick
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2015
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Named Person: Sylvia Wynter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine McKittrick
ISBN: 9780822358206 0822358204 9780822358343 0822358344 9780822375852 0822375850
OCLC Number: 939552252
Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Yours in the intellectual struggle : Sylvia Wynter and the realization of the living / Katherine McKittrick --
Unparalleled catastrophe for our species? Or, to give humanness a different future : conversations / Sylvia Wynter and Katherine McKittrick --
Before man : Sylvia Wynter's rewriting of the modern episteme / Denise Ferreira da Silva --
Sylvia Wynter : what does it mean to be human? / Walter D. Mignolo --
Still submerged : the uninhabitability of urban redevelopment / Bench Ansfield --
Axis, bold as love : on Sylvia Wynter, Jimi Hendrix, and the promise of science / Katherine McKittrick --
Strategic anti-essentialism : decolonizing decolonization / Nandita Sharma --
Genres of human : multiculturalism, cosmo-politics, and the Caribbean Basin / Rinaldo Walcott --
From masquerade to maskarade : Caribbean cultural resistance and the rehumanizing project / Carole Boyce Davies --
"Come on kid, let's go get the thing" : the sociogenic principle and the being of being Black/human / Demetrius L. Eudell
Responsibility: Katherine McKittrick, ed

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