ISBN-10:
1594512566
ISBN-13:
9781594512568
Pub. Date:
06/28/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Disciplinary Decadence: Living Thought in Trying Times / Edition 1

Disciplinary Decadence: Living Thought in Trying Times / Edition 1

by Lewis R. Gordon
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ISBN-13: 9781594512568
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Lewis R. Gordon is Professor of Philosophy, Africana Studies, and Judaic Studies at UConn and Europhilosophy Visiting Chair, Toulouse University, France. He will be the Nelson Mandela Distinguished Visiting Professor at Rhodes University in South Africa for 2014-2016. His publications include Her Majesty's Other Children (Rowman and Littlefield, 1997) which won the Gustavus Myer's Award for Outstanding Book on Human Rights.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Disciplinary Decadence     1
Decadent Knowing and Learning     13
God Beneath     37
Obligations across Generations     49
Inventing Africa     63
Decadent Development     87
Prospero's Words, Caliban's Reason     107
Notes     133
References     145
Index     159
About the Author     173

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