Zulma Palermo
Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina


The proposal of decolonial thought requires the critical generation of a genealogy detached from colonial power. In this search, the article proposes an excursion through some of the circulating explanatory categories of the Latin American academic discourse at the moment of the emergence of paradigmatic changes with postmodern debt. This discussion does not remain closed, but instead opens up to a possible productivity for the generation of a different epistemology.

Keywords: decoloniality, transculturation, hybridity, post-occidentalism, heterogeneity