IMPORTANT QUESTIONS OF MEG-10 Block 8 Decolonising the Mind
What do you understand by decolonising of the mind?
How does Said define Orientalism? Why does he offer more than one definition?
How does Said distinguish between pure and political knowledge? What are the implications of blurring the line between the two?
What does Said mean by demystifying authority?
What are the salient features of Said’s methodology?
Point out the flaws, or loopholes, in Said’s argument. Do they seriously undermine his argument?