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Latin American Theologian Enrique Dussel, Who Crafted a “Philosophy of Liberation,” Dies at 88

HeadlineNov 14, 2023

Argentinian Mexican philosopher and theologian Enrique Dussel has passed away at the age of 88. Dussel’s work in decolonizing philosophy and formulating a Latin American liberation theology has grown increasingly influential in recent years. Dussel challenged Eurocentrism’s influence, writing, “Modernity elaborated a myth of its own goodness, rationalized its violence as civilizing, and finally declared itself innocent of the assassination of the Other.”

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