Caliban's Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy

Caliban's Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy

by Paget Henry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135958800
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/03/2002
Series: Africana Thought
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 489 KB

About the Author

Paget Henry is Professor of Africana Studies and Sociology at Brown University. He is author of Peripheral Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Antigua (1985) and co- editor of Newer Caribbean: Decolonization, Democracy and Development (1983) and C.L.R. James' Caribbean (1992).

Table of Contents

Part ISampling the Founding Texts
1The African Philosophical Heritage21
2C. L. R. James, African, and Afro-Caribbean Philosophy47
3Frantz Fanon, African, and Afro-Caribbean Philosophy68
4Wilson Harris and Caribbean Poeticism90
Part IIUnity, Rationality, and Africana Thought
5Sylvia Wynter: Poststructuralism and Postcolonial Thought117
6Afro-American Philosophy: A Caribbean Perspective144
7Habermas, Phenomenology, and Rationality: An African Contribution167
Part IIIReconstructing Caribbean Historicism
8Pan-Africanism and Philosophy: Race, Class, and Development197
9Caribbean Marxism: After the Neoliberal and Linguistic Turns221
10Caribbean Historicism: Toward Reconstruction247

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