existence in black an anthology of black existential philosophy

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Existence In Black

Author : Lewis Gordon
ISBN : 9781136785979
Genre : Philosophy
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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Existence In Black

Author : Lewis Ricardo Gordon
ISBN : 0415914507
Genre : Philosophy
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"Existence in Black" is the first collective statement on the subject of Africana Philosophy of Existence. Drawing upon resources in Africana philosophy and literature, the contributors explore some of the central themes of Existentialism as posed by the context of what Frantz Fanon has identified as "the lived-experience of the black." Among questions posed and explored in the volume are: What is to be done in a world of near universal sense of superiority to, if not universal hatred of, black folk?; What is black suffering?; What is the meaning (if any) of black existence? The introduction argues that a response to these questions requires a journey through the resources of identity questions in critical race theory and the teleological dimensions of liberation theory. The contributors address these questions through an analysis of nearly every dimension of Africana phiosophy. In the first half of the book, they address Black Philosophies of Existence in terms of Traditional African Philosophy, the Harlem Renaissance, Du Boisian Double-Consciousness, and Fanonian and Sartrean Philosophies of Existence. In the second half of the book, contributors consider racial identity through examinations of such concepts as equality, death, mimesis, property, embodiment, technology, disappointment, and dread. Part II is an exploration of postmodern challenges to "black existence" through discussions of postmodern conservatism, Nietzsche's thoughts on blacks, Richard Wright and fragmented consciousness, and feminist critiques of race. And Part IV is an examination of problems of historical responsibility and constructing black liberation theories. Contributors are: Ernest Allen, Jr., Robert Birt, Bernard Boxill, George Carew, Bobby Dixon, G.M. James Gonzales, Lewis R. Gordon, Leonard Harris, Floyd Hayes, III, Paget Henry, Patricia Huntington, Joy Ann James, Clarence Shole Johnson, Bill E. Lawson, Howard McGary, Roy D. Morrison, William Preston, Jean-Paul Sartre, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Gary Schwartz, Robert Westley, and Naomi Zack.

Existentia Africana

Author : Lewis R. Gordon
ISBN : 9781135958886
Genre : Philosophy
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Encyclopedia Of Black Studies

Author : Molefi Kete Asante
ISBN : 076192762X
Genre : Social Science
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Articles presents an analysis of the key individuals, events, and issues that are important to African Americans.

Fanon

Author : Lewis Gordon
ISBN : 1557868964
Genre : Philosophy
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The wide range of disciplines represented here enables the volume to stand as a contextualizing work in Fanon studies. It contains new original essays on Africana philosophy, the human sciences, dialectical humanism, women of color studies, neocolonial and postcolonial studies, violence, and tragedy.

Afrikanische Religion Und Weltanschauung

Author : John S. Mbiti
ISBN : 311177189X
Genre : Africa
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Gegen Den Krieg

Author : Mo Ti
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Schwarze Haut Wei E Masken

Author : Frantz Fanon
ISBN : 3851326768
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African American Studies

Author : Jeanette R Davidson
ISBN : 9780748686971
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This book presents the diverse, expansive nature of African American Studies and its characteristic interdisciplinarity. It is intended for use with undergraduate/ beginning graduate students in African American Studies, American Studies and Ethnic Studie

W E B Du Bois And The Souls Of Black Folk

Author : Stephanie J. Shaw
ISBN : 9781469609676
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In this book, Stephanie J. Shaw brings a new understanding to one of the great documents of American and black history. While most scholarly discussions of The Souls of Black Folk focus on the veils, the color line, double consciousness, or Booker T. Washington, Shaw reads Du Bois' book as a profoundly nuanced interpretation of the souls of black Americans at the turn of the twentieth century. Demonstrating the importance of the work as a sociohistorical study of black life in America through the turn of the twentieth century and offering new ways of thinking about many of the topics introduced in Souls, Shaw charts Du Bois' successful appropriation of Hegelian idealism in order to add America, the nineteenth century, and black people to the historical narrative in Hegel's philosophy of history. Shaw adopts Du Bois' point of view to delve into the social, cultural, political, and intellectual milieus that helped to create The Souls of Black Folk.

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