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

By Lewis R. Gordon

during this undergraduate textbook Lewis R. Gordon bargains the 1st accomplished therapy of Africana philosophy, starting with the emergence of an Africana (i.e. African diasporic) recognition within the Afro-Arabic global of the center a while. He argues that a lot of recent notion 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 growth of racism, enslavement, and colonialism which of their flip influenced reflections on cause, liberation, and the that means of being human. His ebook takes the coed reader on a trip from Africa via Europe, North and South the USA, the Caribbean, and again to Africa, as he explores the demanding situations posed to our knowing of information and freedom this present day, and the reaction to them which are discovered inside of Africana philosophy.

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