An introduction to Africana philosophy /

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Author / Creator: Gordon, Lewis R. 1962-
Format: Book
Imprint: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series:Cambridge introductions to philosophy.
Online Access:Table of contents only
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Africana philosophy in context
  • Part I. Groundings
  • 1. Africana philosophy as a modern philosophy
  • 2. Classic eighteenth- and nineteenth-century foundations
  • Anton Wilhelm Amo
  • Quobna Ottobah Cugoano
  • From David Walker's Appeal to the founding of the American Negro Academy
  • Two Caribbean men of letters
  • Conclusion
  • Part II. From New World to new worlds
  • 3. Three pillars of African-American philosophy
  • Anna Julia Cooper and the problem of value
  • W. E. B. Du Bois and the problem of double consciousness
  • Fanon's critique of failed dialectics of recognition
  • 4. Africana philosophical movements in the United States and Britain
  • Prophetic and other recent forms of African-American pragmatism
  • Black feminist and womanist thought
  • Afrocentrism and Afrocentricity
  • African-American analytical philosophy
  • African-American and Afro-British European continental philosophy
  • Cedric Robinson's anthropology of Marxism
  • African-American existential philosophy, phenomenology, and their influence
  • 5. Afro-Caribbean philosophy
  • 6. African philosophy
  • African humanism
  • The theme of invention in recent African philosophy
  • African critiques of invention
  • Recent African political thought
  • Conclusion
  • Guide to further reading
  • Index