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Beyond the Doctrine of Man: Decolonial Visions of the Human

Joseph Drexler-Dreis and Kristien Justaert


Beyond the Doctrine of Man responds to the question of how individuals and communities can live and have lived beyond the way the human person is defined in colonial modernity. This volume brings together essays that interrogate the problem of modern/colonial definitions of the human person and that take up the struggle to decolonize these descriptive statements. As the problem of coloniality transcends disciplinary constructions, so do the contributions in this book. They engage work from various fields, including ethnic studies, religious studies, theology, queer theory, philosophy, and lite ... More

Keywords: blackness, decoloniality, flesh, Man, religion, Sylvia Wynter

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780823286898
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823286898.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Drexler-Dreis, editor
Xavier University of Louisiana

Kristien Justaert, editor
Leuven University

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