A Journey into the Philosophy of Alain Locke

A Journey into the Philosophy of Alain Locke

by Johnny Washington


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313290473
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1994
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies: Contemporary Black Poets Series , #16
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

JOHNNY WASHINGTON is Professor of African American Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield. His articles have appeared in journals such as the Journal of Social Philosophy, and he is the author of Alain Locke and Philosophy: A Quest for Cultural Pluralism (Greenwood Press, 1986).

Table of Contents

Destiny: The Views of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Alain Locke

The African American Elite, Destiny and the Transformation of History

African Americans Cultural Contributions to the Three Americas

"Black" or "African American": What's in a Name?

The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, and Booker T. Washington

Criteria of Race: An Anthropological Perspective

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Racial Dilemmas and Paradoxes

Racial Integration or Segregation: Which is Desirable?

Social Insanity

Moral Virtues in Elementary Schools

Norms and the Social Realm: Alain Locke, John Dewey, and Henri Bergson

A General Theory of Value Relativism

The Nature and Dynamics of Norms



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