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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+75+-+Now+I+Have+a+Rival+-+The+Two+Amy+Garveys
access_time11 days ago
Marcus Garvey’s two wives, Amy Ashwood Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, establish themselves as activists in their own right and bring feminism into the Pan-African movement.
HAP+74+-+Black+Star+-+Marcus+Garvey
access_time20 days ago
Marcus Garvey leads a powerful movement, inspires racial pride, and feuds with other thinkers like Du Bois.
HAP+73+-+Vanessa+Wills+on+Africana+Marxism
access_time1 month ago
Vanessa Wills speaks  to us about Marx and his Africana legacy, with a special focus on black women Marxists.
HAP+72+-+In+A+Class+of+Their+Own+-+Early+African+American+Socialism
access_time2 months ago
Around the time of World War One, Hubert Harrison, A. Philip Randolph, and other black socialists argue that racial oppression is caused by capitalism.
HAP+71+-+In+Blyden%E2%80%99s+Wake+-+West+African+Intellectuals+of+the+Early+Twentieth+Century
access_time2 months ago
West African intellectuals like J.E. Casely-Hayford and Mojola Agbebi build upon Edward Blyden’s ideas at the dawn of the twentieth century.
HAP+70+-+Tommy+Curry+on+the+Early+20th+Century
access_time3 months ago
We chat with Tommy Curry about African-American thought between the turn of the century and the Harlem Renaissance.
HAP+69+-+The+Best+We+Have+-+The+American+Negro+Academy
access_time3 months ago
The ANA unites leading African American scholars of the early 20th century, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Ferris, Archibald Grimké, and Kelly Miller.
HAP+68+-+The+Problem+of+the+Color+Line+-+Introducing+the+Twentieth+Century
access_time3 months ago
By exploring the work and activities of W.E.B. Du Bois around the turn of the twentieth century, we introduce some of the themes of our coverage of that century.
HAP+67+-+Chike+Jeffers+on+Slavery+and+Diasporic+Philosophy
access_time4 months ago
Co-host Chike joins Peter to look back at series 2 and ahead to series 3.
HAP+66+-+Lifting+the+Veil+-+Introducing+W.E.B.+Du+Bois
access_time4 months ago
W.E.B. Du Bois emerges as a historian, sociologist, and innovative philosophical thinker in the 1890s, and introduces his famous idea of "double consciousness.
HAP+65+-+Separate+Fingers%2C+One+Hand+-+Booker+T.+Washington
access_time5 months ago
Was Booker T. Washington’s “accomodationist” approach to race relations a failure to stand up to injustice or a cunning strategy for incremental change?
HAP+64+-+God+is+a+Negro+-+Henry+McNeal+Turner
access_time5 months ago
A late 19th-century churchman tries to explain how slavery fit into God’s plan, and decide whether the future for African-Americans lies in Africa or America.
HAP+63+-+Brittney+Cooper+on+Black+Women+Activists
access_time6 months ago
Brittney Cooper on activists connected to the National Association of Colored Women, including Fannie Barrier Williams, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida B. Wells.
HAP+62+-+American+Barbarism+-+Ida+B.+Wells
access_time6 months ago
Ida B. Wells, her tireless crusade against lynching, and her analysis of the underlying purpose of racial violence.
HAP+61+-+When+and+Where+I+Enter+-+Anna+Julia+Cooper
access_time7 months ago
Anna Julia Cooper’s "A Voice from the South", an unprecedented contribution to black feminist theory. 
HAP+60+-+Though+Late%2C+It+Is+Liberty-+Abolitionism+in+Brazil
access_time7 months ago
Abolitionists Luiz Gama and Joaquim Nabuco, and the great novelist Machado de Assis, react to the injustices of slaveholding in Brazil.
HAP+59+-+Frowning+at+Froudacious+Fabrications+-+J.J.+Thomas+and+F.A.+Durham
access_time8 months ago
John Jacob Thomas argues for self-government in the English colonies of the Caribbean but his fellow Trinidadian Frederick Alexander Durham recommends repatriation to Africa instead.
HAP+58+-+A+Common+Circle+-+Ant%C3%A9nor+Firmin
access_time8 months ago
Haitian anthropologist Anténor Firmin debunks racist pseudo-science and argues that inequalities among humans are caused by social, not biological, factors.
HAP+57+-+Race+First%2C+Then+Party+-+T.+Thomas+Fortune
access_time10 months ago
T. Thomas Fortune uses newspaper editorials to put forth a theory of civil rights and set out a plan of political action for protecting them.
HAP+56+-+African+Personality+-+Edward+Blyden
access_time10 months ago
Edward Blyden gains appreciation for Islam in West Africa and gradually moves from political nationalism to cultural nationalism.
HAP+55+-+Planting+the+Seeds+-+James+Africanus+Beale+Horton
access_time11 months ago
Africanus Horton looks toward a future of self-government for West Africa beyond slavery and colonialism.
HAP+54+-+Wilson+Moses+on+the+Roots+of+Black+Nationalism
access_time11 months ago
Wilson Moses speaks to us about his research into early black notionalism, as represented by Crummell, Douglass, and others.
HAP+53+-+Pilgrim%E2%80%99s+Progress+-+Alexander+Crummell
access_time12 months 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_time12 months 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 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year ago
Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought.
HAP+46+-+Melvin+Rogers+on+19th+Century+Political+Thought
access_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year ago
David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal.
HAP+42+-+James+Sidbury+on+African+Identity
access_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time1 year 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years 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_time2 years ago
An interview with Kai Kresse who discusses his efforts to do "anthropology of philosophy" on the Swahili Coast.
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