author={Mario Blaser},
  journal={Cultural Anthropology},
  • Mario Blaser
  • Published 1 November 2016
  • Art
  • Cultural Anthropology
The concept of cosmopolitics developed by Isabelle Stengers and Bruno Latour keeps open the question of who and what might compose the common world. In this way, cosmopolitics offers a way to avoid the pitfalls of reasonable politics, a politics that, defining in advance that the differences at stake in a disagreement are between perspectives on a single reality, makes it possible to sideline some concerns by deeming them unrealistic and, therefore, unreasonable or irrelevant. Figuring the… 

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