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dc.contributor.authorAireen Grace T. Andalen
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-26T15:17:16Z-
dc.date.available2018-04-26T15:17:16Z-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.citationAireen Grace T. Andal. Decanonized Reading: Intellectual Humility and Mindfulness in Reading Canonical Philosophical Writings / Aireen Grace T. Andal // Changing Societies & Personalities. — 2018. — Vol. 2. Iss. 1. — P. 56-74.en
dc.identifier.issn2587-6104-
dc.identifier.issn2587-8964 (Online)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10995/58792-
dc.descriptionReceived 22 February 2018. Accepted 29 March 2018. Published online 3 April 2018.en
dc.description.abstractA serious concern faced by many scholars and readers of philosophy is how to proceed after reading the canonical texts; this may include the question – “why are they canons, anyway?” Of course, developing a passing knowledge of the works of mainstream philosophers remains an inevitable burden for students of philosophy. However, any specific written work is a product of particular vantage points and contexts, and thus cannot escape from showing partiality towards some perspectives. This work revisits the taken-for-granted assumptions involved in the selection of canonical texts and argues for a critical readership and re-imagination of their canonical status and pre-eminence. The necessity of a de-canonized reading of canonical texts is asserted; that is, a repositioning of these texts vis-à-vis the wide availability of non-canonical philosophical works, which permits a nuanced account of their reading and interpretation. Here, the goal is to examine the potential of an approach that prompts readers of philosophical texts to navigate the richness of different contexts and perspectives without being dependent on the Western agenda as the central frame of inquiry. It is hoped that this mode of rethinking may, at the very least, promote epistemic modesty.en
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dc.publisherUral Federal Universityen
dc.publisherУральский федеральный университетru
dc.relation.ispartofChanging Societies & Personalities. 2018. Vol. 2. Iss. 1en
dc.subjectCANONen
dc.subjectPHILOSOPHYen
dc.subjectPHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONSen
dc.subjectWESTERN PHILOSOPHERSen
dc.subjectNON-WESTERN PHILOSOPHYen
dc.titleDecanonized Reading: Intellectual Humility and Mindfulness in Reading Canonical Philosophical Writingsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articleen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionen
dc.identifier.rsihttps://elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=32821038-
dc.identifier.doi10.15826/csp.2018.2.1.030-
local.contributor.studentAireen Grace Tomagan Andalen
local.description.firstpage56-
local.description.lastpage74-
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local.volume2-
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