2 edition of Contemporary Latin-American Philosophy found in the catalog.
Contemporary Latin-American Philosophy
AnГbal SГЎnchez Reulet
|Statement||Translated from the Spanish and Portuguese by Willard R. Trask.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 285 p.|
|Number of Pages||285|
Leading philosophers from several different Latin American countries and from various periods in the history of Latin American thought are included. By exposing us to the vibrancy, richness, relentless tarrying with difference and alterity of Latin American thinking over several centuries, Vallega also gifts philosophy as such. Rate this:. Luis Villoro Contemporary Mexican philosopher who explored the metaphysical concept of Otherness, the limits and extents of reason, as well as the link between knowledge and power. Such works are still the bedrocks of national canons, and usually mandatory elements of high school curricula.
Though the main focus is upon the rich contemporary period, several key texts from the colonial and independent period are included to provide the reader with some historical background. Both writers were the most important emergents in an important controversia in argentinian literature between the so-called Florida Group of Borges and other writers and artists that used to meet at the Richmond Cafe in the centrical Florida street of Buenos Aires city vs. La muerte de Artemio Cruz ; The Death of Artemio Cruzby Fuentes, revisits the theme of the Mexican Revolutionexploring its aftermath of corruption and power struggles among the revolutionaries. The figure of Jorge Luis Borgesthough not a Boom author per se, was extremely influential for the Boom generation. Both are remarkable not only because of their literary quality but also because their authors ventured beyond their own countries Mexico and Perurespectively to find their historical themes.
An up-to-date bibliography provides the reader with information on the latest work done in the field, both in English and Spanish. Load Next Page. If you read Borges frequently and closely, you become something of a Borgesian, because to read him is to activate an awareness of literature in which he has gone farther than anybody else. Chapter three recontextualizes masculinities in contemporary Latin American fiction through a study of the diegetic usage and characterization of space in Mexico City.
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So feel free to share your favorite contemporary Latin American writers in the comments. Chilean Diamela Eltit found a following mostly among academic critics for her highly experimental fiction.
The authors of this collection discuss some of the historical reasons for the tendency to devalue Latin American philosophy, and they also use the very history of Latin American philosophy to put forth arguments to contest the view that Latin American philosophy is inferior to the philosophy of Europe or the United States.
Hence the Chilean Alberto Fuguet came up with McOndo as an antidote to the Macondo-ism that demanded of all aspiring writers that they set their tales in steamy tropical jungles in which the fantastic and the real happily coexisted.
One of the most influential writers of the 20th Century, and one of the best Spanish-speaking poets in history Vallega offers a new interpretation of Latin American philosophy by looking at its radical and transformative roots.
An up-to-date bibliography provides the reader with information on the latest work done in the field, both in English and Spanish. Some prime examples of such works include Clorinda Matto de Turner's Indole, Herencia, and El Conspirador: autobiografia de un hombre publico.
In this novel he analyses the nature of a corrupt, unjust, hypocritical society that was the Peru of his adolescence, under a military regime. Philosophy in Latin America has been characterised by great diversity in terms of its study and practice.
Some of these works have not aged well, and, in the cases of Fuentes, Vargas Llosa, and Donoso, later novels turned out to be better or more significant. Alberto Wagner de Reyna Born in Peru, and dedicated his life to the service of culture and Peruvian foreign policy.
He is regarded as the pioneer of philosophical thought in Argentina, and is one of the five wise men of La Plata. This eventually led to rebellion.
Mestizos and natives also contributed to the body of colonial literature. He founded the Institute of Philosophic Investigation. The literary movements of the nineteenth century in Latin America range from Neoclassicism at the beginning of the century to Romanticism in the middle of the century, to Realism and Naturalism in the final third of the century, and finally to the invention of Modernismo, a distinctly Latin American literary movement, at the end of the nineteenth century.
It will serve as an important resource for students and teachers dedicated to a more pluralistic canon of philosophical texts. In a mock diary by post-modernist Giannina Braschi the Narrator of the Latin American Boom is shot by a Macy's make-up artist who accuses the Boom of capitalizing on her solitude.
Inthe published book was one of the Boom's defining novels, which led to the association of Latin American literature with magic realismthough other important writers of the period such as Mario Vargas Llosa and Carlos Fuentes do not fit so easily within this framework.
Many of his works were published in La Revista Moderna de Mexico, a modernist magazine of the time. The title sounds like a religious topic but actually the cathedral turns out to be a seedy bar in downtown Lima. I trace a practice of representation through novels from the s to the early s, focusing on the contemporary works of Ana Clavel.
Latin American philosophy in the twentieth century. Publication Date: February 1, List Price: Dividing the work into four major sections — Colonial Beginnings and Independence, Philosophical Anthropology, Values, and The Search for Identity — the editors complement their selections with introductions to the themes covered in each section and brief biographies of each author.Nov 11, · About this book.
This comprehensive collection of original essays written by an international group of scholars addresses the central themes in Latin American philosophy.
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