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These books mainly focuses on cultural evolution, conceptual history and epistemology, using language as a dominant tool. We approach and produce cultural analysis by paying attention to theoretical categories, and historiographical and philosophical issues connected with Latin American Studies, and considering the latest as a conceptual construction.
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As part of a practical development of the theories postulated on Geo-epistemology. Latin America and the Location of Knowledge (2009) a new monograph will be published during 2011 under the title of El imaginario Patagonia. Ensayo acerca de la evolución conceptual del espacio.
Starting from the concept of space as a main speculative tool, we are trying to develop a new perspective about the meaning of colonialism or, more precisely, about the consequence of constructing an environment outside the territories considered as 'central'. The project is called La emancipación intelectual and is divided in three volumes. The first volumen is dedicated to the idea of travel, the second is focused on the notion of vision and the third on the concept of authorship. It will be publish in Castillian at the end of 2010.
Peter Lang Publishing Group
From 2007 the German-Swiss editor Peter Lang establish a new Series dedicated to the Hispanic World. The new series was called Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas and is publishing around 7 titles a year.
Philosophy of Concepts Project
One of our current projects approaches the history of ideas in Latin America from the perspective of conceptual evolution, instead than within the context of the history of European philosophy as was the case in Latin America in the last two centuries.
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