1st Edition

Not Only the Master's Tools
African American Studies in Theory and Practice

ISBN 9781594511479
Published November 30, 2005 by Routledge
328 Pages

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Book Description

Not Only the Master's Tools brings together new essays on African American studies. It is ideal for students and scholars of African studies, philosophy, literary theory, educational theory, social and political thought, and postcolonial studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction Lewis R. Gordon and Jane Anna Gordon Acknowledgments PART I: The Geopoliticality of African-American Epistemic Struggles Chapter 1: African-American Philosophy, Race, and teh Geography of Reason Lewis R. Gordon Chapter 2: Toward a Critique of Continental Reason: Africana Studies and the Decolonization of Imperial Cartographies in the Americas Nelson Maldonado-Torres Chapter 3: The Idea of Post-European Science: An Essay on Phenomenology and Africana Studies Kenneth Danziger Knies Chapter 4: On How We Mistook the Map for the Territory, and Re-Imprisoned Ourselves in Our Unbearable Wrongness of Being, of Desetre: Black Studies Toward the Human Project Sylvia Wynter PART II: Transfigurations of African-American Being and Doing Chapter 5: Pedagogy and the Philosophical Anthropology of African-American Slave Culture Stephen Nathan Haymes Chapter 6: Double Consciousness and the Problem of Political Legitimacy Jane Anna Gordon Chapter 7: On the Possibilities of Posthumanism, or How to Think Queerly in an Antiblack World David Ross Fryer Chapter 8: Philosophy in the African Tradition of Resistance: Issues of Human Freedom and Human Flourishing Maulana Karenga References Index About the Editors and Contributors

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