On African-American Philosophy by Stephen Thompson

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Published by Wadsworth Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General,
  • Black studies,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • USA,
  • Philosophy

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10475438M
ISBN 100534584055
ISBN 109780534584054
OCLC/WorldCa48978815

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McClendon's areas of expertise include African philosophy, philosophy of African American studies, Marxist philosophy, and the history of African American philosophers. He is the author of C.L.R. James's Notes on Dialectics: Left Hegelianism or Marxism-Leninism (Lexington Books, ).

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Social theories help to explain different kinds of social phenomena, including cultural and racial elements that constitute group dynamics as well as overall patterns within a particular society. Stephen C. Ferguson II is Associate Professor in Liberal Studies at North Carolina A & T State University, USA.

He is the co-author of Beyond The White Shadow: Philosophy, Sports and the African American Experience with John McClendon. Tommy L. Lott is Professor of Philosophy at San José State University.

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Tunstall Grand Valley State University Africana existential philosophy, as a subfield of Africana philosophy, is a relatively recent phenomenon in North American, European, and African academic philosophy.Black existentialism or Africana critical theory is a school of thought that "critiques domination and affirms the empowerment of Black people in the world".

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