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History of Philosophy in India

History of Philosophy in India

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Peter Adamson and Jonardon Ganeri (Professors of Philosophy at LMU Munich and NYU) present the philosophical traditions of India, beginning with Vedic literature including the Upanisads. Further reading and info at www.historyofphilosophy.net.
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HAP+53+-+Pilgrim%E2%80%99s+Progress+-+Alexander+Crummell
access_time13 days ago
Alexander Crummell moves from pan-Africanism to reform of African American culture, identifying progressive “civilization” as a means of liberation.
HAP+52+-+Great+White+North+-+Emigration+to+Canada
access_time27 days ago
Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism.
HAP+51+-+I+Read+Men+and+Nations+-+Sojourner+Truth+and+Frances+Harper
access_time1 month ago
The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.
HAP+50+-+Nation+Within+a+Nation+-+Martin+Delany
access_time2 months ago
He is called a “father of black nationalism,” but Martin Delany also promoted integration in American society. Can the apparent tension be resolved?
HAP+49+-+Let+Your+Motto+Be+Resistance+-+Henry+Highland+Garnet
access_time2 months ago
Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery.
HAP+48+-+Happy+Holidays+-+Two+Speeches+by+Frederick+Douglass
access_time3 months ago
In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence.
HAP+47+-+Written+by+Himself+-+the+Life+of+Frederick+Douglass
access_time3 months ago
Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought.
HAP+46+-+Melvin+Rogers+on+19th+Century+Political+Thought
access_time4 months ago
Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton.
HAP+45+-+Unnatural+Causes+-+Hosea+Easton%E2%80%99s+Treatise
access_time4 months ago
Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism.
HAP+44+-+Religion+and+Pure+Principles+-+Maria+W.+Stewart
access_time5 months ago
Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice.
HAP+43+-+Kill+or+Be+Killed+-+David+Walker%E2%80%99s+Appeal
access_time5 months ago
David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal.
HAP+42+-+James+Sidbury+on+African+Identity
access_time6 months ago
An interview with James Sidbury about the emergence of a self-conscious African identity in the diaspora.
HAP+41+-+Should+I+Stay+or+Should+I+Go%3F+-+The+Colonization+Controversy
access_time6 months ago
Questions of political autonomy and group identity in the emigration movement led by Paul Cuffe, Daniel Coker, John Russwurm and others.
HAP+40+-+American+Africans+-+Early+Black+Institutions+in+the+US
access_time7 months ago
Building black institutions in early American history, with Prince Hall and the Masons in Boston, and Richard Allen and the Methodists in Philadelphia.
HAP+39+-+Doris+Garraway+on+the+Haitian+Revolution
access_time7 months ago
An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution.
HAP+38+-+My+Haitian+Pen+-+Baron+de+Vastey
access_time7 months ago
The Baron de Vastey unveils the horror of colonialism as a system and defends the monarchy of King Christophe in the tense early years of Haiti’s independence.
HAP+37+-+Liberty%2C+Equality%2C+Humanity+-+The+Haitian+Revolution
access_time8 months ago
In an age of revolutions and revolutionary ideas, the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 stands out as the most radical of them all.
HAP+36+-+Sons+of+Africa+-+Quobna+Ottobah+Cugoano+and+Olaudah+Equiano
access_time8 months ago
Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano advance the goals of the abolitionist movement through a groundbreaking political treatise and an influential autobiography.
HAP+35+-+Letters+from+the+Heart+-+Ignatius+Sancho+and+Benjamin+Banneker
access_time9 months ago
Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker make their mark on the history of Africana thought through letters that reflect on the power of sentiment.
HAP+34+-+New+England+Patriot+-+Lemuel+Haynes
access_time9 months ago
Preacher and Revolutionary War soldier Lemuel Haynes argues that the principles of the American Revolution demand the abolition of slavery.
HAP+33+-+Young%2C+Gifted%2C+and+Black+-+Phillis+Wheatley
access_time11 months ago
Phillis Wheatley astonishes colonial Americans with her exquisite and precocious poetry and reflects on the liberating power of the imagination.
HAP+32+-+Talking+Book+-+Early+Africana+Writing+in+English
access_time11 months ago
18th century black authors touch on philosophical themes in autobiographical narratives, poetry, and other literary genres.
HAP+31+-+Justin+Smith+on+Amo+and+Race+in+Early+Modern+Philosophy
access_time12 months ago
Justin E.H. Smith joins us to discuss Anton Wilhelm Amo against the background of ideas about race in early modern philosophy, including Leibniz.
HAP+30+-+Dualist+Personality+-+Anton+Wilhelm+Amo
access_time12 months ago
Anton Wilhelm Amo, brought to Germany from his native Ghana, defends a rigorous dualism of mind and body. Was this philosophy connected to his African origins?
HAP+29+-+Out+of+Africa+-+Slavery+and+the+Diaspora
access_time1 year ago
An introduction to Africana philosophical thought as it emerged from the modern experience of slavery and colonization by Europeans.
HAP+28+-+Chike+Jeffers+on+Precolonial+African+Philosophy
access_time1 year ago
Co-host Chike Jeffers and Peter chat about the themes and questions raised by the podcast so far.
HAP+27+-+Beyond+the+Reaction+-+The+Continuing+Relevance+of+Precolonial+Traditions
access_time1 year ago
As the twentieth century draws to a close, the critique of ethnophilosophy gives way to approaches that continue to privilege the study of precolonial traditions.
HAP+26+-+Kai+Kresse+on+the+Anthropology+of+Philosophy
access_time1 year ago
An interview with Kai Kresse who discusses his efforts to do "anthropology of philosophy" on the Swahili Coast.
HAP+25+-+Wise+Guys+-+Sage+Philosophy
access_time1 year ago
Henry Odera Oruka’s new method for exploring philosophy in Africa, based on interviews with wise individuals.
HAP+24+-+Professionally+Speaking+-+The+Reaction+Against+Ethnophilosophy
access_time1 year ago
Paulin Hountondji and other African philosophers criticize ethnophilosophy and advocate a universalist approach.
HAP+23+-+Nkiru+Nzegwu+on+Gender+in+African+Tradition
access_time1 year ago
An interview with Nkiru Nzegwu on matriarchy and gender fluidity in Africa.
HAP+22+-+Women+Have+no+Tribe+-+Gender+in+African+Tradition
access_time1 year ago
What archeology and ethnography tell us about the diverse and often ambiguous roles of men and women in traditional African societies.
HAP+21+-+The+Doctor+Will+See+You+Now+-+Divination%2C+Witchcraft%2C+and+Knowledge
access_time1 year ago
Special forms of knowledge and the explanation of misfortunes in African tradition.
HAP+20+-+I+Am+Because+We+Are+-+Communalism+in+African+Ethics+and+Politics
access_time1 year ago
Emphasis on the value of community as a major theme in African philosophy.
HAP+19+-+Behind+the+Mask+-+African+Philosophy+of+the+Person
access_time1 year ago
Traditional African ideas about personhood, which challenge assumptions about the relation between mind and body, self and other.
HAP+18+-+One+to+Rule+Them+All+-+God+in+African+Philosophy
access_time1 year ago
Is traditional African religion in some sense monotheist, despite the worship of many divinities?
HAP+17+-+Event+Horizon+-+African+Philosophy+of+Time
access_time1 year ago
John Mbiti’s influential and controversial claim that traditional Africans experience time as having “a long past, a present, and virtually no future.”
HAP+16+-+Samuel+Imbo+on+Okot+p%27Bitek+and+Oral+Traditions
access_time2 years ago
A conversation with Sam Imbo on approaching oral traditions as philosophy and the Ugandan thinker and poet Okot p'Bitek.
HAP+15+-+Heard+it+Through+the+Grapevine+-+Oral+Philosophy+in+Africa
access_time2 years ago
An introduction to the “ethnophilosophy” approach inaugurated by Placide Tempels, its promises and potential pitfalls.
HAP+14+-+Souleymane+Bachir+Diagne+on+Islam+in+Africa
access_time2 years ago
Peter speaks to Souleymane Bachir Diagne about Islamic scholars in West Africa.
HAP+09+-+In+You+I+Take+Shelter+-+Zera+Yacob
access_time2 years ago
The 17th century Ethiopian rationalist Zera Yacob, hailed as the first modern Africana philosopher.
HAP+08+-+Solomon%2C+Socrates%2C+and+Other+Sages+-+Early+Ethiopian+Philosophy
access_time2 years ago
Philosophy in Ethiopia, with translations of religious and philosophical texts into Ge’ez and a national epic called the Kebra Nagast.
HAP+07+-+Richard+Parkinson+on+Egyptian+Poetry
access_time2 years ago
Egyptioogist Richard Parkinson joins us to talk about the context and meaning of the Eloquent Peasant and other literary works of ancient Egypt.
HAP+05+-+Father+Knows+Best+-+Moral+and+Political+Philosophy+in+the+Instructions
access_time2 years ago
Ethical reflection in ancient Egyptian grave inscriptions and in works of instruction, such as the Maxims of Ptahhotep and the Instructions named for Amenemope, Ani, and Merikare.
HAP+04+-+Pyramid+Schemes+-+Philosophy+in+Ancient+Egypt
access_time2 years ago
Ancient Egyptian figures and writings including the Pyramid Texts, Imhotep, and the “first monotheist” Akhenaten reflect on the nature of things and questions of morality.
HAP+03+-+Fertile+Ground+-+Philosophy+in+Ancient+Mesopotamia
access_time2 years ago
Do the cuneiform writings of Babylonian culture show that it had its own philosophy?
HAP+02+-+It%E2%80%99s+Only+Human+-+Philosophy+in+Prehistoric+Africa
access_time2 years ago
Might philosophy be as old as humankind as we know it? We investigate the implications of findings concerning the origins of humankind in Africa.
HAP+01+-+Something+Old%2C+Something+New+-+Introducing+Africana+Philosophy
access_time2 years ago
Chike Jeffers and Peter Adamson kick off the new series by explaining the scope and meaning of “Africana philosophy”.
HPI+62+-+Kit+Patrick+on+Philosophy+and+Indian+History
access_time2 years ago
The host of the History of India podcast joins us for the final episode on India. Coming next: Africana philosophy!
HPI+61+-+What+Happened+Next+-+Indian+Philosophy+After+Dignaga
access_time2 years ago
A whirlwind tour of developments in Indian philosophy after Dignāga and a few words about the contemporary relevance of the tradition.
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