Peter Adamson, Jonardon Ganeri, and Chike Jeffers present the philosophical traditions of India, Africa, and the African Diaspora. Further reading and info at www.historyofphilosophy.net.
HAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper
Anna Julia Cooper’s "A Voice from the South", an unprecedented contribution to black feminist theory.
HAP 60 - Though Late, It Is Liberty- Abolitionism in Brazil
Abolitionists Luiz Gama and Joaquim Nabuco, and the great novelist Machado de Assis, react to the injustices of slaveholding in Brazil.
HAP 59 - Frowning at Froudacious Fabrications - J.J. Thomas and F.A. Durham
John Jacob Thomas argues for self-government in the English colonies of the Caribbean but his fellow Trinidadian Frederick Alexander Durham recommends repatriation to Africa instead.
HAP 58 - A Common Circle - Anténor Firmin
Haitian anthropologist Anténor Firmin debunks racist pseudo-science and argues that inequalities among humans are caused by social, not biological, factors.
HAP 57 - Race First, Then Party - T. Thomas Fortune
T. Thomas Fortune uses newspaper editorials to put forth a theory of civil rights and set out a plan of political action for protecting them.
HAP 56 - African Personality - Edward Blyden
Edward Blyden gains appreciation for Islam in West Africa and gradually moves from political nationalism to cultural nationalism.
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highly informative and intelligible; more than just an introduction both Indian and African philosophy
really looking fwd to getting stuck into this.
i absolutely abhor the racist ‘sub-saharan’ designation.
hellenic & mesopotamian myth/religion philosophy all began as oral.
colonialism eradicated traditional writing forms. kenya for example had a script called ‘gichandi’ & with it the tale of easy african cosmology.
several greeks made their way through east africa from egypt to the great rift valley.
still grateful for this resource & looking forward to more.
Engaging, succinct, informative
Enjoying this so far, easy to understand; even coming from a western, non philosophical, secular background. Looking forward to more to come.