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Title A companion to African-American philosophy / edited by Tommy L. Lott and John P. Pittman.

Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  191.089 C737C    Check Shelf
Description xv, 465 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 25
Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 25.
Note Originally published: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Philosophy and the Afro-American experience / Cornel West -- African-American existential philosophy / Lewis R. Gordon -- African-American philosophy: a Caribbean perspective / Paget Henry -- Modernisms in black / Frank M. Kirkland -- The crisis of the black intellectual / Hortense J. Spillers -- Kant and knowledge of disappearing expression / Ronald A.T. Judy -- Social contract theory, slavery, and the antebellum courts / Anita L. Allen and Thaddeus Pope -- The morality of reparations II / Bernard R. Boxill -- Afrocentricity: critical considerations / Lucius T. Outlaw, Jr.-- African retentions / Tommy L. Lott -- African philosophy at the turn of the century / Albert G. Mosley -- Some group matters: intersectionality, situated standpoints, and black feminist thought / Patricia Hill Collins -- Radicalizing feminisms from "the movement era" / Joy A. James -- Philosophy and racial paradigms / Naomi Zack -- Racial classification and public policy / David Theo Goldberg -- White supremacy / Charles W. Mills -- Self-respect, fairness, and living morally / Laurence M. Thomas -- The legacy of Plessy v. Ferguson / Michele Moody-Adams -- Some reflections on the Brown decision and its aftermath / Howard McGary -- Contesting the ambivalence and hostility to affirmative action within the black community / Luke C. Harris -- Subsistence welfare benefits as property interests: legal theories and moral considerations / Rudolph V. Vanterpool -- Racism and health care: a medical ethics issue / Annette Dula -- Racialized punishment and prison abolition / Angela Y. Davis -- The Harlem renaissance and philosophy / Leonard Harris -- Critical theory, aesthetics, and black modernity / Lorenzo C. Simpson -- Black cinema and aesthetics / Clyde R. Taylor -- Thanatic pornography, interracial rape, and the Ku Klux Klan / T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting -- Lynching and burning rituals in African American literature / Trudier Harris-Lopez -- Rap as art and philosophy / Richard Shusterman -- Microphone commandos: rap music and political ideology / Bill E. Lawson -- Sports, political philosophy, and the African American / Gerald Early.
Summary "This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary collection of newly commissioned articles brings together distinguished voices in the field of Africana philosophy and African-American social and political thought. It provides a comprehensive critical survey of African-American philosophical thought; collects wide-ranging, multidisciplinary, newly commissioned articles in one authoritative volume; and serves as a benchmark work of reference for courses in philosophy, social and political thought, cultural studies, and African-American studies"--Publisher description.
Subject African American philosophy.
08.10 non-western philosophy. (NL-LeOCL)077593324
08.25 contemporary western philosophy (20th and 21th century) (NL-LeOCL)077593383
African American philosophy. (OCoLC)fst00799296
Philosophie (DE-588)4045791-6
Schwärze (DE-588)1032831111
USA (DE-588)4078704-7
Afrikaanse filosofie. (NL-LeOCL)110652673
Slavernij. (NL-LeOCL)078666015
Rassendiscriminatie. (NL-LeOCL)078643481
Esthetica. (NL-LeOCL)078499798
Verenigde Staten. (NL-LeOCL)078939836
Genre/Form E-reference.
Handboeken (vorm) (NL-LeOCL)088143252
Added Author Lott, Tommy Lee, 1946-
Pittman, John P.
ISBN 9781405145688 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1405145684 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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