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Designs for the pluriverse : radical interdependence, autonomy, and the making of worlds / Arturo Escobar.

Author/creator Escobar, Arturo, 1951- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Durham : Duke University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionxxi, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Portion of title Radical interdependence, autonomy, and the making of worlds
Series New ecologies for the twenty-first century
New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
Contents Design for the Real World but Which "World'? What "design"? What "real"?. Out of the studio and into the flow of socio-natural life -- Elements for the cultural studies of design -- The Ontological Reorientation of Design. In the background of our culture : rationalism, ontological dualism, and relationality -- An outline of ontological design -- Designs for the Pluriverse. Design for transitions -- Autonomous design and the politics of relationality and the communal.
Abstract "Arturo Escobar presents a new vision of design theory by arguing for the creation of what he calls 'autonomous design'--a design practice aimed at channeling design's world-making capacity toward ways of being and doing that are deeply attuned to justice and the Earth"--Publisher description.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Escobar, Arturo, 1951- Designs for the pluriverse. Durham : Duke University Press, 2018 9780822371816
LCCN 2018013092
ISBN9780822370901 (hardcover alkaline paper)
ISBN0822370905 (hardcover alkaline paper)
ISBN9780822371052 (paperback alkaline paper)
ISBN0822371057 (paperback alkaline paper)

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