Achieving Our Humanity

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Overview

Achieving Our Humanity explores a postracial future through a philosophical analysis of the social, cultural, economic and political experiences of race in the past and what this might mean for our present and, most importantly, our future.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415929417
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/18/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Emmanuel C. Eze is Associate Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University. He is the editor of Race and Enlightenment: A Reader, African Philosophy: An Anthology (1997), and Postcolonial African Philosophy: A Critical Reader (1998).

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Table of Contents

Preface
I Arguing With the Past
1 The Modern Invention of Race 3
2 Hume, Race, and Reason 51
3 Race: A Transcendental? 77
II This Past Must Address Its Future
4 Negritude: Der Humanismus der Anderen Menschen 115
5 Negritude and Modern Africana Philosophy: Black Is, Black Ain't 147
6 Achieving Our Humanity 177
Postscript: Transcending Race 215
Bibliography 227
Index 241
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