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The Structure of Knowledge in Westernized Universities Epistemic Racism / Sexism and the Four Genocides / Epistemicides of the Long 16 th Century Ramón Grosfoguel

  title={The Structure of Knowledge in Westernized Universities Epistemic Racism / Sexism and the Four Genocides / Epistemicides of the Long 16 th Century Ram{\'o}n Grosfoguel},
  author={Enrique D. Dussel and Ram{\'o}n Grosfoguel and Ram{\'o}n Grosfoguel},
This article is inspired by Enrique Dussel’s historical and philosophical work on Cartesian philosophy and the conquest of the Americas. It discusses the epistemic racism/sexism that is foundational to the knowledge structures of the Westernized University. The article proposes that the epistemic privilege of Western Man in Westenized Universities’ structures of knowledge, is the result of four genocides/epistemicides in the long 16th century (against Jewish and Muslim origin population in the… Expand
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