Dichotomously Stiffened Dialectics in the Entangled Modernity of the Colonized and the Colonizers: A Critical Comment on Professor Singh's Article', Colonised's Madness, Colonisers'Modernity and International Law: Mythological Materialism in the East-West Telos

Author:Yun-Gi Hong
Position:Professor of Ethics and Social Philosophy at Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea. B.A./M.A. (Seoul N. Univ.), Ph.D. (FU Berlin).
Pages:105-114
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A primary purpose of this paper is to critically evaluate Professor P. Singh’s Article, "Colonised’s Madness, Colonisers’Modernity and International Law: Mythological Materialism in the East-West Telos"published in Volume 3, Number 1 of the Journal of East Asia and International Law. In his article, Singh attempted to overlap various conceptions of modernity taken from a wide range of academic... (see full summary)

 
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Dichotomously Stiffened
Dialectics in the Entangled
Modernity of the Colonized
and the Colonizers: A Critical
Comment on Professor
Singhs Article, Coloniseds
Madness, Colonisers
Modernity and International
Law: Mythological
Materialism in the East-West
Telos
Yun-Gi Hong
A primary purpose of this paper is to critically evaluate Professor P. Singh
s Article,
Colonised
s Madness, Colonisers
Modernity and International Law: Mythological
Materialism in the East-West Telos
published in Volume 3, Number 1 of the
Journal of East Asia and International Law. In his article, Singh attempted to
overlap various conceptions of modernity taken from a wide range of academic
disciplines, and experimentally collapse them into one with a post-colonial point of
view. In spite of incomplete argumentation and obscurity in the conceptual
formulation, I found his original ideas on the internal connection of modernity with
the operating mode of international law to be highly impressive. The most critical
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* Professor of Ethics and Social Philosophy at Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea. B.A./M.A. (Seoul N. Univ.), Ph.D.
(FU Berlin). The author may be contacted at: hyg57@chol.com/Address: 26, 3 Pil-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul 100- 715 Korea.

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