Politics, Epistemology and the Problems of Rationalism in La pesquisa

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Erik Larson;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Texas State University
  • Journal: Letr@s Hispanas (issn: 1548-5633, eissn: 1548-5633)
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  • Subject: Argentina | Juan José Saer | philosophy | dictatorial literature | noir | Latin America. Spanish America | F1201-3799 | French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature | PQ1-3999

This article analyzes how Juan José Saer’s noir detective novel, La pesquisa, exposes the fundamental contradictions of Kantian rationalism. The novel, like Kantian theory, realizes a critique of reason by positing its own human, epistemological limits. Of course, the p... View more
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