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Author Canaparo, Claudio.

Title Geo-epistemology : Latin America and the location of knowledge / Claudio Canaparo.

Published Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  121 CANA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Hispanic studies: culture and ideas, 1661-4720 ; v. 23.
Hispanic studies: culture and ideas ; v. 23.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Prologue: Spatial thinking and foreignness -- Geography and philosophy -- The domain -- The question of the location -- The question of comprehension -- Spatial thinking -- 'El pensamiento de la cosa' -- Space, geometry and the colonies -- The epistemological dimension -- The historiographical connection -- Space and colonial state -- Local, far away and thinking -- Science and empire -- A historiographical construction -- Empire and geo-epistemology -- The evolution of ideas -- The translation effect -- From building the empire to constructing science -- Modernity, science, knowledge -- Towards a scientific imaginary and an invisible empire : from historiography to visual culture -- Language, knowledge and horizon d'attente -- The idea of knowledge -- The idea of language -- The thinking, the factual, and the world -- Reversal thinking -- 'Writing from the colonies' -- Space of thinking -- The 'reversal perspective' -- The wasted land -- The place of knowledge -- 'Ética del resentimiento' -- 'Teoría del terreno baldío' -- 'El país de no me acuerdo'.
Subject Social epistemology -- Latin America.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Geography -- Philosophy.
Geography -- Latin America.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
ISBN 9783039115730 (alk. paper)
3039115731 (alk. paper)