History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
Peter Adamson, Jonardon Ganeri, Chike Jeffers
Peter Adamson teams up with Jonardon Ganeri and Chike Jeffers to represent the philosophical traditions of India, Africa and the African diaspora. Website: www.historyofphilosophy.net.
HAP 141 - Job Openings - the Rise of Africana Professional Philosophy
The key events and figures in philosophy as an academic discipline, in both Africa and the diaspora.
Feb 11
38 min
HAP 140 - Cornel West on Himself
Cornel West joins us to look back on the development of his thought and the many authors who have inspired him.
Jan 27
46 min
HAP 139 - A Love Supreme - Cornel West
An introduction to Cornel West, focusing on his early essay “Philosophy and the Afro-American Experience.”
Jan 15
33 min
HAP 138 - Taking it Out of Neutral - Critical Race Theory
A movement of legal scholars diagnoses the limitations of merely “formal” measures against discrimination, a point they connect to issues like affirmative action, democratic process, and intersectionality.
Dec 30, 2023
27 min
HAP 137 - Asante Sana - Molefi Asante’s Afrocentricity
What inspired Asante's controversial philosophy of Afrocentricity, and its relationship to religion, nationalism, and feminism.
Dec 17, 2023
37 min
HAP 136 - Civilization Reclaimed - African-Centered Thought
How writers like George G.M. James, John Henrik Clarke, Cheikh Anta Diop, Yosef ben-Jochannan, and Chancellor Williams prepared the way for the Afrocentricity of Molefi Asante and captured the imaginations of hip hop artists and intellectuals like Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Dec 11, 2023
34 min
HAP 135 - Mastering Ceremonies - Sylvia Wynter
Sylvia Wynter offers a bold and provocative assessment of the role of the humanities in understanding humankind.
Nov 18, 2023
28 min
HAP 134 - The Marx Brothers - Cedric J. Robinson
Cedric J. Robinson reflects on the power and limitations of Marxism while charting the past and prospects of black radical thought.
Nov 4, 2023
23 min
HAP 133 - John Drabinski on Edouard Glissant
The author of an important book on Glissant joins us to talk about his approach to this major Caribbean thinker.
Oct 21, 2023
41 min
HAP 132 - French Creolizing - Edouard Glissant and the Creolité Movement
Poet, novelist, playwright and philosopher Edouard Glissant, his theory of "creolization", and the Creolists who were influence by him.
Oct 16, 2023
33 min
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