Heidegger and Development in the Global South by Siby K. George

By Siby K. George

Taking the Heideggerian severe ontology of know-how as its base, this quantity seems at postcolonial modernization and improvement within the international south because the all over the world growth of the western metaphysical figuring out of truth. we are living at the present time in an more and more globalizing technological society that Martin Heidegger defined in the midst of the final century as ‘the planetary imperialism of technologically geared up man.’ Consequent upon this cultural-intellectual globalization, the ahistorical, violent, individualistic, calculative and capitalistic common sense of the metaphysics of know-how is permeating the life-world, even of the world’s poorest peoples, in methods they can neither pick out nor keep watch over.

This quantity questions the political ethics and justice of post-war improvement discourse within the gentle of the egalitarian goals of recent societies, cultural freedom of groups and countries and the ecological limits of the planet. the ultimate chapters talk about the choice thought of improvement as quite a few conceptions of fine existence and equitable human flourishing amidst both flourishing non-human existence and non-living beings. This precise quantity is the 1st book-length therapy of the ontology of modernization and improvement within the worldwide south from a Heideggerian stance.

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