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This book brings together twelve outstanding essays by distinguished scholars in the field of African-American philosophy. This work is now available to a wider readership through its publication in book form.

Synopsis:

A special issue of The Philosophical Forum, one of the most prestigious philosophy journals, is now available to a wider readership through its publication in book form.

The volume includes twelve essays in three sections-- Philosophical Traditions; the African-American Tradition; and Racism, Identity, and Social Life. Contributors are: K. Anthony Appiah, Kwasi Wiredu, Lucius Outlaw, Leonard Harris, Bernard Boxill, Frank M. Kirkland, Tommy L. Lott, Adrian M.S. Piper, Laurence Thomas, Michele M. Moody-Adams, Anita L. Allen, and Howard McGary. The introduction is by John P. Pittman.

Table of Contents

Philosophical traditions. African-American philosophy? / K. Anthony Appiah — African philosophical tradition : a case study of the Akan / Kwasi Wiredu — African, African American, Africana philosophy / Lucius Outlaw — The horror of tradition or how to burn Babylon and build Benin while reading "A preface to a twenty-volume suicide note" / Leonard Harris — The African-American tradition. Two traditions in African American political philosophy / Bernard Boxill — Modernity and intellectual life in black / Frank M. Kirkland — Du Bois on the invention of race / Tommy L. Lott — Racism, identity, and social life. Xenophobia and Kantian rationalism / Adrian M.S. Piper — Moral deference / Laurence Thomas — Race, class, and the social construction of self-respect / Michele M. Moody-Adams — The role model argument and faculty diversity / Anita L. Allen — Alienation and the African-American experience / Howard McGary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415916400
Editor:
Pittman, John P.
Editor:
Wartofsky, Marx W.
Editor:
Pittman, John P.
Editor:
Wartofsky, Marx W.
Author:
Pittman, John P.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy, african
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
African American philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19961231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.01x5.97x.58 in. .79 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A special issue of The Philosophical Forum, one of the most prestigious philosophy journals, is now available to a wider readership through its publication in book form.

The volume includes twelve essays in three sections-- Philosophical Traditions; the African-American Tradition; and Racism, Identity, and Social Life. Contributors are: K. Anthony Appiah, Kwasi Wiredu, Lucius Outlaw, Leonard Harris, Bernard Boxill, Frank M. Kirkland, Tommy L. Lott, Adrian M.S. Piper, Laurence Thomas, Michele M. Moody-Adams, Anita L. Allen, and Howard McGary. The introduction is by John P. Pittman.

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