FROM "THE CAPTIVE MIND" TO THE CULTURE OF RECOGNITION

ANTON CARPINSCHI

Abstract


The study proposes a possible way from "the captive mind" to the recognition culture from an onto-anthropological perspective centered on the analysis of the existential condition of the human being. Unlike psycho-sociological researches and ethical-political reflections, this work sets out to understand the "captive mind" in its existential frame, which incorporates and overpasses the political one. As metaphysical, the onto-anthro-pological perspective ought to be perceived as a complementary one. Dilemmatic, the present essay intends to be an invitation to reflect upon the "captive mind" phenomenon and the attempt of counteracting its effects through the culture of recognition.


Keywords


"captive mind"; recognition culture; fallibility; onto-anthropological perspective; theological openness; assuming fallibility; comprehensive being

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