Table of contents for Cognitive justice in a global world : prudent knowledges for a decent life / edited by Boaventura de Sousa Santos.

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Preface by Stephen Toulmin:
How Reason Lost its Balance
Introduction
1. A Discourse on the Sciences
Boaventura de Sousa Santos
	The Dominant Paradigm
	The Crisis in the Dominant Paradigm
	The Emergent Paradigm
PART ONE
NEITHER TRUCE NOR SURRENDER: ARE THE SCIENCES WARS OVER?
2. Pathways to Cosmopolitan Knowledges: In the Aftermath of the Discourse on the Sciences 
João Arriscado Nunes
	Changing the epistemological debate
	All natural-scientific knowledge is social-scientific
	All knowledge is self-knowledge
	All knowledge is local and total
	All scientific knowledge aims at becoming common sense
	An anachronistic and out-of-place polemics
3. Whither the "Two Cultures": Another Volley in the "Science Wars"
Richard E. Lee
4. On Wars and Revolutions
Peter Wagner
	Science and the question of representation
	Science and its critics: a recurring debate
	Science and its applications: science-inspired transformations of the world
	Varieties of epistemic certainty
Epistemology and critique: knowledge as regulation and knowledge as emancipation
5. Scientific Authority and the Post Euclidean Revolution in Mathematics
Joan Fujimura
	The "science wars"
	Constructivism in science studies
	Scientific authority and the posteuclidean revolution in mathematics
	Canons and "purity" control in 19th-Century geometry
	Discipline and authority in science
	Parody as social control
	Conclusion: crafting knowledge in science and anthropology
6. The Structures of Knowledge, or How Many Ways May We Know
Immanuel Wallerstein
7. Becoming Civilized: Beyond the Great Divide
Isabelle Stengers
	The move of Archimedes and the Chinese smile
	In the same boat
	As a matter of fact, we're not so different from the others...
	The five horizons of research
	Bringing the networks to politics?
	Democratizing democracy? 
	
8. The Self, Psychoanalysis and Epistemology
 Leonard Kaplan and Frank Summers
PART TWO
COMPLEX, CREATIVE AND SITUATED INTERROGATIONS: SCIENCE IN ACTION
9. Science and Human Well-Being: Toward a New Way of Structuring Scientific Activity
Hugh Lacey
	Science as value free
	Impartiality, autonomy, neutrality
	Three moments of scientific activity
	Scientific activity
	Scientific understanding
Strategy: constraints on theories, criteria for selection of data; what possibilities to investigate
	Mutually reinforcing relations between adopting a strategy and holding values
	Three moments of scientific activity; possible roles for values at them
	Comment on the controversy about Um discurso sobre as ciências
	A new way of structuring scientific activity
	Reciprocity of the natural and social sciences
	Additional theses
	Concluding remark
10. E.P. Wigner and the Foundation of Quantum Physics
Olival Freire Jr.
	Introduction
	A controversy on the foundations of the quantum theory
	E.P. Wigner's ideas and leadership
Wigner versus Rosenfeld, Daneri, Loinger and Prosperi or the breakdown of Kopenhagen's monocracy
	The fate of Wigner's thesis about the role of consciousness in quantum physics
	Anachronisms in some interpretations of Wigner's ideas
11.The Rhetoric of Science in Darwin's On the Origins of Species
Anna Carolina Regner
	Introduction
	Aristotle's rhetoric and Darwin's science
	Darwin's argumentation
	Conclusion
12. On the Borders: Science as it is done
João Ramalho Santos
	A narrative on reproduction
	Science while being done
	Dialogues without borders
	Conclusion
PART THREE
GLOBAL COGNITIVE JUSTICE: RECONSTRUCTING KNOWLEDGES AND WORLD MAKING
13. Actors, Networks and New Knowledge Producers: Social Movements and the Paradigmatic Transition in the Sciences
Arturo Escobar
	Introduction: The Paradigmatic Transition Re-visited
	Networks, Meshworks, and Anti-Globalization Social Movements
	Meshworks in practice. A brief Colombian example
	Conclusion
14. Reconstructing Unruly Ecological Complexity: Science, Interpretation and Critical, Reflective Practice
Peter Taylor
	Problems of Boundedness in Modeling Ecological Systems, Two cases
	The construction of complexity
	The hidden complexity of simple models
	Strategies of Modeling
	Social-personal-scientific correlations
	Heterogeneous construction
	Ecologists mapping their own sociality
	A framework to keep tensions active and productive
	Epilogue: Flexible Engagement
15. The Demise of Critical Theory in Economics
Francisco Louçã
	The neo-classical revolution
	Incomplete modernization
	Politics and science in the foundation of econometrics
	Mobilization against war and capital
	In the aftermath of war
	Modernization and modernism
16. Between Cosmology and System: The Heuristics of a Dissenting Imagination
Shiv Visvanathan
	The Sugar-Food Alcohol Nexus
	MCRC's FADs
	The Energetics of Paper
	Deficiencies of the first kind
	Deficiencies of the second kind
17. Subjects or Objects of Knowledge? International Consultancy and the production of knowledge in Mozambique 
Maria Paula Meneses
	Colonial and post-colonial unequality among knowledges
	Consultancy as an extreme globalized localism
	Alternatives
18. The Splendors and Miseries of "Science". Coloniality, Geopolitics of Knowledge and Epistemic Pluri-Versality
Walter Mignolo
From epistemic totalitarianism to the "paradigm of a prudent knowledge for a decent life"
	The discovery of "coloniality" and the emergence of "an other paradigm"
	The geopolitics of the "scientific revolution," its gender and racial privileges
The Racialization of the "Third World": Natural Resources, Culture and Indigenous Knowledges
	Concluding Remarks
19. Beyond Eurocentrism: Systematic Knowledge in a Tropical Context. A Manifesto
Orlando Fals Borda and Luis E. Mora-Osejo
	Introduction
	Hypotheses about the context
	The problems with Eurocentrism
	Different paradigms on an equal foot
	Complexity and social experience in the Tropics
	Need for endogenesis
	National creativity and the sum of different knowledges
	An autonomous science policy
	Participatory university
20. From an Epistemology of Blindness to an Epistemology of Seeing
Boaventura de Sousa Santos
	
	Introduction
Knowledge-as-regulation and knowledge-as-emancipation
The representation of limits
The determination of relevance
The determination of degrees of relevance
The determination of identification
The impossibility of duration
The determination of interpretation and evaluation
Toward an epistemology of seeing

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Science -- Philosophy.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Conduct of life.
Justice (Philosophy).