Chapter 16. Afro-American Studies and the Rise of African-American Philosophy

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Paget Henry

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch16

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Henry, P. (2006) Afro-American Studies and the Rise of African-American Philosophy, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • afro-american studies;
  • rise of African-American philosophy;
  • black intellectual tradition;
  • white academia;
  • epistemic compromise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Disappearance and Reappearance of African-American Philosophy

  • African-American Philosophy and the Fourth Epistemic Compromise

  • African-American Philosophy at Brown University

  • African-American Philosophy in White Academia

  • The Politics of Doing African-American Philosophy

  • The Identity of African-American Philosophy

  • Thematic Concerns: The Visible Body of African-American Philosophy

  • Textual/Discursive Strategies

  • Conclusion: African-American Studies and Philosophy