This e-book addresses the ideological determine of modernity, its presumed ancient value as an period, and its theoretical adequacy as a body. It indicates how technological know-how is evoked to avoid the sociological mind's eye from elaborating non-Eurocentric different types and terminologies which are extra sufficient for an international age. the belief of modernity aren't purely be contested, yet notably unthought in its foundational assumptions. those assumptions tell options resembling secularization, emancipation, the 'global' and accumulation of capital. This booklet frees those strategies from ethnocentrism and discloses a direction towards a brand new, non-Eurocentric, international social theory. 
Gennaro Ascione explores the transformative power of decolonizing wisdom via an intensive reconsideration of the old and epistemological position that the highbrow connection with technology performs within the development of innovations. This ground-breaking paintings demanding situations social theorists to imagine globally past modernity, bringing jointly social conception and technology in an remarkable method. Importantly, it makes obtainable a brand new area of lacking theorization for additional advancements and inquiries within the field.

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