Responses to James Tully’s “Deparochializing Political Theory and Beyond”

Garrick Cooper, Charles W. Mills, Sudipta Kaviraj, Sor-hoon Tan


In their responses to James Tully’s article “Deparochializing Political Theory and Beyond,” Garrick Cooper, Charles W. Mills, Sudipta Kaviraj and Sor-hoon Tan engage with different aspects of Tully’s “genuine dialogue.” While they seem to concur with Tully on the urgency of deparochializing political theory, their responses bring to light salient issues which would have to be thought through in taking this project forward.


Afro-modern political thought; Atlantic slavery; indigenous thought; parrhesia; postcolonialism

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