History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 32 - Talking Book - Early Africana Writing in English

HAP 32 - Talking Book - Early Africana Writing in English

July 7, 2019

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

HAP 31 - Justin Smith on Amo and Race in Early Modern Philosophy

June 23, 2019

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

HAP 30 - Dualist Personality - Anton Wilhelm Amo

June 9, 2019

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

HAP 29 - Out of Africa - Slavery and the Diaspora

May 26, 2019

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

HAP 28 - Chike Jeffers on Precolonial African Philosophy

May 12, 2019

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

HAP 27 - Beyond the Reaction - The Continuing Relevance of Precolonial Traditions

April 28, 2019

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

HAP 26 - Kai Kresse on the Anthropology of Philosophy

April 14, 2019

An interview with Kai Kresse who discusses his efforts to do "anthropology of philosophy" on the Swahili Coast.

HAP 25 - Wise Guys - Sage Philosophy

HAP 25 - Wise Guys - Sage Philosophy

March 31, 2019

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

HAP 24 - Professionally Speaking - The Reaction Against Ethnophilosophy

March 17, 2019

Paulin Hountondji and other African philosophers criticize ethnophilosophy and advocate a universalist approach.

HAP 23 - Nkiru Nzegwu on Gender in African Tradition

HAP 23 - Nkiru Nzegwu on Gender in African Tradition

March 3, 2019

An interview with Nkiru Nzegwu on matriarchy and gender fluidity in Africa.