A World of Many Worlds
Drawing on indigenous social movements and politics, this volume’s contributors question Western epistemologies, theorize new forms of knowledge production, and critique the presumed divide between nature and culture-all in service of creating a pluriverse: a cosmos composed of many worlds partially connected through divergent political practices.
ISBN: 9781478002956 Publisher: Duke University Press Publication Date: 23rd November 2018 Imprint: Duke University Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 306 (edition:23) Pages: viii, 224 Language: English Readership: Professional and scholarly / Code: H Category: Undefined Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography, Social & cultural history
A World of Many Worlds is a search into the possibilities that may emerge from conversations between indigenous collectives and the study of science’s philosophical production. The contributors explore how divergent knowledges and practices make worlds. They work with difference and sameness, recursion, divergence, political ontology, cosmopolitics, and relations, using them as concepts, methods, and analytics to open up possibilities for a pluriverse: a cosmos composed through divergent political practices that do not need to become the same.
Contributors. Mario Blaser, Alberto CorsÃ¬n JimÃ©nez, DÃ©borah Danowski, Marisol de la Cadena, John Law, Marianne Lien, Isabelle Stengers, Marilyn Strathern, Helen Verran, Eduardo Viveiros de Castro