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A: I specialize in continental philosophy.

B: Which continent are we talking about? A: Europe. B: Ah, then subcontinental philosophy. A: Then what about India? B: My point exactly. 

Continents are political constructions.

On what objective, physical definition of “continent” is Europe, but not India, a continent?

You do European studies.

Your position as a Europeanist, however, precludes you from keeping Europe in perspective.


The last true thinker in the European philosophical tradition will not be a European, a philosopher, or a traditionalist.