Readership: This book will interest of scholars and students of
philosophy, history, subaltern/postcolonial/ cultural studies, gender studies, and political science.
Edited by Purushottama Bilimoria, Deakin University, and Dina Al-Kassim, University of California
Purushottama Bilimoria is also Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne University.
Dina Al-Kassim is Associate Professor, Department of English, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. She is also Associate, Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies and Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the university.
Preface by Purushottama Bilimoria
Introduction by Dina Al-Kassim
1: Postcolonial Critique of Reason: Spivak Between Kant and Matilal by Purushottama Bilimoria
2: The Face of Foreclosure by Dina Al-Kassim
3: History and the Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Limits, Secret, Value by Ritu Birla
4: 'By a Certain Subreption': Gayatri Spivak and the 'Lever' of the Aesthetic by Forest Pyle
5: The Push and Pull of Rights and Responsibilities by Thomas Keenan
6: . Representation: Reading Otherwise by Mark Sanders
7: The Art of Witnessing and the Community of Ought To Be by Drucilla Cornell
8: Three-Way Misreading by Mieke Bal
9: From a Postcolonial Critique of Reason to a Critique of Postcolonial Reason by Stephen Morton
10: Rethinking Rights: Spivak, Kant, and the Vision of Cultures 'to Come' by Maria Koundoura
11: Kant's 'Raw Man' and the Miming of Primitivism: Spivak's Critique of Postcolonial Reason by Chetan Bhatt
12: Listening to Child Detainees in Australian Immigration Detention Centers by Adrian Parr
13: Response: Panel of Papers of Crtitique of Postcolonial Reason by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Notes on Contributors