Epistemicide!

@article{Bennett2007Epistemicide,
  title={Epistemicide!},
  author={Karen Bennett},
  journal={The Translator},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={151 - 169}
}
Abstract English academic discourse, which emerged in the 17th century as a vehicle for the new rationalist/scientific paradigm, was initially a vehicle of liberation from the stifling feudal mindset. Spreading from the hard sciences to the social sciences and on to the humanities, it gradually became the prestige discourse of the Anglophone world, due no doubt to its associations with the power structures of modernity (technology, industry and capitalism); today, mastery of it is essential for… 

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