Bodies and Publics in Two Discourses

On Education 3 (7) (2020)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
The recent call for a conceptual and intellectual decolonization in the humanities critiques the conventional, all-white, largely male philosophical canon. Its critique is directed at the centering of the experiences of this specific group in global knowledge transmission practices. Its proponents focus on the canon’s implicit claim, namely that only one social group is able to think thoroughly and accurately about all problems of philosophical significance across varying spatiotemporal contexts. In this short article, I will use two different debates to make some aspects of this call more meaningful: the US-American discourse in academic philosophy on deracializing the knowing subject and the post-Holocaust German understanding of public intellectual spaces (sections 2 and 3 respectively).
PhilPapers/Archive ID
KIRBAP-2
Upload history
Archival date: 2020-04-15
View other versions
Added to PP index
2020-04-15

Total views
64 ( #42,152 of 53,494 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
48 ( #13,258 of 53,494 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.