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Introducing Dussel: the philosophy of liberation and a really social psychology

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Author(s): Mark Burton | Jorge Mario Flores Osorio

Journal: Psychology in Society
ISSN 1015-6046

Issue: 41;
Start page: 20;
Date: 2011;
Original page

ABSTRACT
The work of Argentinian-Mexican philosopher Enrique Dussel is presented in outline, focusing on his intellectual history as a thinker from the global periphery. We explore his reconstruction of the history of modernity and critique of Eurocentrism, his reconstruction of the later Marx, his concepts of analectics and trans-modernity, and his ethical framework. Finally we consider his relevance for psychology in the context of the debate over modernism, indicating some features of a Dusselian, transmodern psychology.
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