Eurocentrism


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belief in the preeminence of Europe and the Europeans

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Alternative discourses in Asian social science; responses to Eurocentrism.
Despite Dubois' discoveries in the 1890s turning attention to the east, and the recognition of human artefacts in association with extinct Pleistocene mammals in Mexico as reported in volume 11, Eurocentrism is apparent from the inception of the journal and pervades for at least two decades, falling only in the 1950s.
Part I sets up the twin poles of Eurocentrism (its epistemology and ontology, as well as impact) and indigenous knowledge.
The consolidation of the Argentine state in the 1880s necessitated a national identity based on an ethos of national unity, patriotism, sacrifice, order, discipline, internal peace, and Eurocentrism, at a time when oligarchic landowners were leading the nation into neocolonial patterns of dependency.
In keeping with the "past" and "present" themes of the first two triennials, the third installment, rather ambitiously subtitled "Beyond the Future," is designed to spark consideration of the artistic and political destinies of the region - all from the vantage point of subtropical Brisbane, home to a populace sufficiently dislocated from its predominantly Anglo origins to imagine a future free of the Phantom Menace of Eurocentrism.
Given this concept, Gidwani is free to investigate a wide range of issues, including the ways in which the study of political economy might be freed from Eurocentrism, the adequacy of postcolonial critiques of Marx and capitalism, and the possibility that capitalism may be a geographically uneven social formation that, if the situation is right, can result in the impairment of profit and the accumulation of wealth.
Unthinking the Greek polis; ancient Greek history beyond Eurocentrism.
takes an entirely new, and extremely valuable, approach to the problem of Eurocentrism in his assertion that the classical tradition can be part of a self-conscious, prideful approach to African American culture, esthetics and identity.
In this work he presents a narrative of the rise of the modern world that seeks to avoid Eurocentrism by, for example, showing how the British Industrial Revolution was historically contingent on global developments that included India, China, and the New World colonies.
Topics include the illusory rhetoric of the US Supreme Court as a countermajoritarian institution, embodied modes of thinking in the understanding of race and the hegemonic formation of racism, Frederick Douglass's "The Heroic Slave" and Herman Melville's "Benito Ceresno" as rhetorical reversals of Hegel's master/slave dialectic, the political economic race/class discourse of Frantz Fanon's Wretched of the Earth, and the symbolic and ideational problems of institutionalized academic Eurocentrism as universalism.
But he erred in another way, through a failure of imagination, an extreme case of Eurocentrism, and a limited sense of history.
While much of the above is a restatement of Negri's own positions throughout his many works, what remains problematic, at a political level but also at a conceptual level, is Negri's inherent Eurocentrism.
not only contributed to a much wider circulation of geophilosophical approaches, including the rediscovery of early geophilosophical thinkers such as Ernst Kapp (1808-1896) and especially Carl Schmitt (1888-1985), but it posited Greece as the site of a counter-discourse to Eurocentrism.
Thornber's analysis of the effect of internal exchanges between literary works in non-Western regions helps to reconceptualize the ideas of "local" and "global" and helps world literatures to find a way out of Eurocentrism.
At the same time, though, Professor Sikka shows that Herder himself was not always free from Eurocentrism and condescension towards other peoples.