decoloniality to bear on The Revenant , I will focus on what I call decolonial moments and scenes that exemplify the film’s attempt to move beyond a critique of Eurocentrism and towards different modes of understanding the world. The film’s evocation of Native Americans as ghosts plays a pivotal role therein
de Tourreil’s translation of Demosthenes; and various important studies by Kostas Vlassopoulos, including, Unthinking the Greek Polis: Ancient Greek History beyond Eurocentrism (Cambridge, 2007), 15–16, “The Construction of Antiquity and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century: Alterity, Proximity
Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría
Despite having studied in Europe, where philosophical Eurocentrism remains virulent, Gandler opens his eyes to another tradition of modernity and offers an account of the life and philosophy of Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría, former senior faculty members at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
Philosophy, Intellectual History, and Marx’s Critique of Modernity
Viren Murthy, Fabian Schäfer and Max Ward
book claims that as a whole, it aims to combat Eurocentrism and promote dialogue between East and West. While Confronting Capital clearly shares the critique of Eurocentrism, it also examines the historical and political consequences of such critiques. After all, while most of us are eager to
Encounters in the Arts and Contemporary Politics
Edited by Maria Boletsi and Tyler Sage
In this context, the collected essays explore the dispossessing effects of these figures but also their capacities for reimagining subjectivity, agency, and resistance to contemporary forms of power. Emphasizing intersections of the aesthetic and the political, these essays read canonical works alongside contemporary literature, film, art, music, and protest cultures. They interrogate the violent histories but also the subversive potentials of figures barbarous, monstrous, or wild, while illustrating the risks in affirmative resignifications or new mobilizations.
Contributors: Sophie van den Bergh, Maria Boletsi, Siebe Bluijs, Giulia Champion, Cui Chen, Tom Curran, Andries Hiskes, Tyler Sage, Cansu Soyupak, Ruby de Vos, Mareen Will
believes that the captive mind is a victim of Orientalism and Eurocentrism – hence the mode of knowing has been termed colonial knowledge. The captive mind is defined as an ‘uncritical and imitative mind dominated by an external source, whose thinking is deflected from an independent perspective.’ 45 It
, America, Scotland, and other areas of specialization. To critics on the left, his supranational approach smacks of Eurocentrism. Greater honor for Spinoza means less for other presumed pioneers of modernity. In evaluating a work of this size – the first three volumes comprise over 2,500 pages with more on
José M. Aricó
Aricó shows how the German thinker's hostility towards the Bonapartism and authoritarianism he identified in the Liberator coloured his attitude towards the continent and the significance of its independence-processes.
Whilst criticising Marx's misreading of Latin-American realities, Aricó demonstrates contemporaneous, countervailing tendencies in Marx's thought, including his appraisal of the revolutionary potentialities of other 'peripheral' extra-European societies. As such, Aricó convincingly argues that Marx's work was not a dogma of linear 'progress', but a living, contradictory body of thought constantly in development.
English translation of the Marx y América Latina edition, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2010.