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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into what Michel Foucault termed the “modern episteme.” This is also the period when Egyptian scholar al-Ṭahṭāwī spent about five years in Paris as the spiritual guide of a mission of students sent by the Ottoman governor Meḥmed ʿAlī to train in the new sciences, before returning to Egypt to play a central...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 4–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
... with a single dominant ideology, it is not religion but instead a certain arrogant approach to both reason and philosophy that should be the target of secularists desiring human freedom. Epistemic humility is identified as the key to genuinely free and progressive philosophical inquiry. I suggest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Nikolas Kosmatopoulos Abstract In its will to tame the sea, its routes, and people, capitalism unleashed three intertwined forces: novel networks of circulation, refurbished regimes of violence, and new epistemic disciplines and lexicons, all twirled together into an embrace of forceful conquest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 500–512.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., bringing together a Salafi episteme that foregrounds unmediated induction from the Quran and sunna and forms of reasoning and practice, such as empiricism and experimentation, that pertain to modern science. In this manner, evidence functions like a hinge notion that hierarchically links the religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 May 2020
... be managed by suitable reframing of the scientific questions, and some particular epistemic considerations that apply to climate change in the global South. The article argues for an elevation of the narrative and for a demotion of the probabilistic from its place of privilege in the construction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... restoration in the subcontinent, with particular focus on the role of social memory and material culture in shaping the modern episteme. The essays gathered here further these inquiries by exploring how these connections have changed in the context of modern India and how the textures of these encounters cut...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 268–271.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and scholarly-­epistemic management. At the time, as Pletsch clearly mapped, the “division of scientific labor” was grounded on the First World, which means that the First World was not simply the place where knowledge was located. More important, because knowledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 282–286.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and devise reading practices directed at them that could not be reduced to the imposition of or resistance to Western concepts and methods and to the hegemonic place of the modern episteme in postcolonial imaginaries. These reading and critical practices, as they are being articulated and imagined in Pinto's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 182–195.
Published: 01 May 2016
... trism as an epistemic and not a geographic issue.2 making visible economic surplus value and Sig- The epistemic universes of meaning that consti- mund Freud making visible the unconscious) and tuted Eurocentrism and maintain it to this day (en- to argue that all modern forms of colonialism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 6–7.
Published: 01 August 2003
... and ally, the founder of post- tural and epistemic transformation. colonial studies, Edward W. Said. I want the occasion of The problem with applying these terms to the this important translation to mark our tribute to our area you cover would be merely to follow the three magisterial colleague...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 3–4.
Published: 01 August 2003
... had written the words that follow on the day before vides us an opportunity to study the politics of cul- the death of my friend and ally, the founder of post- tural and epistemic transformation. colonial studies, Edward W. Said. I want the occasion of The problem with applying these terms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 543–545.
Published: 01 December 2019
... orientations. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 evidence Islam genre The trio of innovative articles in this section break new ground in advancing our understanding of the complex diversity of Islamic epistemic practices over a wide swath of history. In the broadest sense, all three...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
... shadow (108, 112). The book describes the trans- According to Foucault, social sciences are formation of experience into knowledge vari- a perilous presence in the modern epistemic ously — ​explosion into systematic understanding, space — ​a trihedron...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 398–402.
Published: 01 December 2013
... intellectual mobilization of masses” to challenge One of the central concerns of The Cracked Mir- and undermine the structures of domination (117). ror is to put forward experience as an epistemic Furthermore, we should deploy theory for making (and ethical) resource. In this study the authors universal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in conjunctions with the regimes of violence and epistemic orders that undergirded this economic order. Together, this work traces the historical trajectories and tropes of modern regimes of sovereignty and mobility at sea. “Death and Afterlives in the Middle East” also builds on a conference by the same...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 282–295.
Published: 01 August 2019
... from community, nature, and existence at large. 35 Indeed, what Mignolo calls “epistemic disobedience” 36 against Eurocentric knowledges occurs in Shariati's thought precisely in his rereading of Islam's spiritual and philosophical traditions in light of the post–World War II, postmodern doubt...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 6–20.
Published: 01 May 2018
... : Stanford University Press , 2013 . Stoler Ann Laura . Along the Archival Grain: Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 . Trouillot Michel-Rolph . Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History . Boston : Beacon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 231–232.
Published: 01 August 2019
... as an epistemic rather than merely a cultural object. In her essay, Mamidipudi asks what it means to theorize traditional hand weaving as a sustainable technology and invites us to consider the future of hand weaving as an alternative craft set against our contemporary visions and practices of mechanized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2018
.../10350330.2017.1291140 . Shehadeh Raja . A Rift in Time: Travels with My Ottoman Uncle . New York : OR Books , 2011 . Stoler Ann Laura . Along the Archival Grain: Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2009 . Stoler Ann Laura...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 83–93.
Published: 01 May 2023
... sovereignty (i.e., who belongs). They placed their focus on the decolonization of knowledge and being (epistemology and ontology), rather than politics, which entailed rebuilding what was destroyed, claiming and asserting epistemic rights. The acknowledgment that the ex-colonized world persisted in its...