Whitehead As Psychoanalyst?

            Stated in the beginning of chapter III, which is entitled ‘The Order of Nature,’ Whitehead writes: “The present chapter is wholly concerned with the topic of order. For the organic doctrine the problem of order assumes primary importance” (Process and Reality, 83). Thus, we are justified in believing that … Continue reading Whitehead As Psychoanalyst?

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A Rupture in Colonial Reason: Spivak, Fanon, and The Question of Subalternity

This is an abridged draft for the upcoming ACLA conference in NYC in the Spring of 2014 I. Memories of a Spivakian Given her revisions in A Critique of Postcolonial Reason, Spivak delineates three main point regarding the subaltern. First, the subaltern refers to the space of “sheer heterogeneity of” decolonization. Second, “when a line … Continue reading A Rupture in Colonial Reason: Spivak, Fanon, and The Question of Subalternity