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Disparities, dualities, dialectics, and the divided self
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Disparities, dualities, dialectics, and the divided self

Philosophical trickster, Slovenian Communist, Slavoj Žižek has produced another book – “Disparities”. In this, as usual, he goes over old ground.   Steve Latham   As in his earlier book, “Parallax”, Žižek advances the dialectical theory, that complementaries reveal truth.” Actuality embraces paradox, a view from many directions and perspectives. […]

Towards Latin American multiculturalism
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Towards Latin American multiculturalism

Proposals like the plurinational state in Evo Morales’ Bolivia and the incorporation of elements of the indigenous world-view like ‘sumac causay‘ (good living) in Latin American political discourse, marks a shift toward political multiculturalism in Latin America.  . Claudio Chipana G. . Multicultural reality is nothing new, it not a […]

Identity in today’s world
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Identity in today’s world

The idea that identity is not a fixed instance or an unchangeable essence, would not appear to deserve more serious discussion. _   Claudio Chipiana* In the time of the revolution in communication, the ever shrinking world and the possibility of establishing simultaneous contact between people at the four corners […]