even at random, to Buddha,
Barthirahri or even Gandhi in the contemporary European corpus); Equal discursive dignity for ‘organic’ knowledges: knowledges uncodified
esoteric knowledges (. .); Equal discursive dignity to the traditions of especially traditions of knowing as women; Equal discursive dignity to the indigenous
in pre-colonial cultures,
juristic traditions (even
at the turn of the century marked by ‘information
explosion’ shows no conception of anything of traditions of thought and praxis concerning worlds).
remotely non-European rights and justice in the
in terms different
to my mind, has yet to be fully de-colonialized
Learning from transdisciplinarity
For me, transdisciplinarity
consists in a dialog between the epistemic communities of
erudite only if
knowledges and practitioners of organic knowledges. This becomes equal discursive dignity is accorded to both types of knowledges.
The limits of multi-disciplinarity between knowledges and material
are the all too often shaped by the relationship interests they serve. This was manifested in my
fifteen year long engagement (. .). Corporate science was
the 200,000 (. .) victims of Bhopal catastrophe
extrapolate with any degree of certitude the of methylicosynate gas] on human beings disaster caused by hazardous science and arrogance in ameliorating potentials for the
impact of this massive release [of 47 tons (. .). Epistemic humility in face of mass technology is matched only by imperial wretched of the earth. Causal agnosticism
reigns supreme in the very moment of catastrophe.
These carefully choreographed rhythms (confidence
technology and the cultivated inability to relate catastrophes to
what Ulrich Beck has described as the creation of the global risk
the registers of organized irresponsibility corporate science and technology.
causes) summates society, marked by of capital intensive
These registers also modulate the social technology of law and rights. With all its impregnation by the imaginative enunciation of human rights rethoric, modern law assumes the figure and feature of a bystander. Not merely does it mutely witness the annihilation of the rights-regimes by risk-regimes. It also pervasively disarticulates victims of mass disaster.
arrives at the moment of
accountability of the foremost capital and technology.
crisis in the discourse of human of science and aggregations of