An Introduction to Africana Philosophy (Cambridge by Lewis R. Gordon

By Lewis R. Gordon

during this undergraduate textbook Lewis R. Gordon deals the 1st complete therapy of Africana philosophy, starting with the emergence of an Africana (i.e. African diasporic) cognizance within the Afro-Arabic global of the center a long time. He argues that a lot of recent proposal emerged out of early conflicts among Islam and Christianity that culminated within the expulsion of the Moors from the Iberian Peninsula, and from the next enlargement of racism, enslavement, and colonialism which of their flip inspired reflections on cause, liberation, and the which means of being human. His booklet takes the coed reader on a trip from Africa via Europe, North and South the United States, the Caribbean, and again to Africa, as he explores the demanding situations posed to our realizing of data and freedom at the present time, and the reaction to them which might be chanced on inside Africana philosophy.

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