History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
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.

HAP 22 - Women Have no Tribe - Gender in African Tradition

HAP 22 - Women Have no Tribe - Gender in African Tradition

February 17, 2019

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, Witchcraft, and Knowledge

HAP 21 - The Doctor Will See You Now - Divination, Witchcraft, and Knowledge

February 3, 2019

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

HAP 20 - I Am Because We Are - Communalism in African Ethics and Politics

January 20, 2019

Emphasis on the value of community as a major theme in African philosophy.

HAP 19 - Behind the Mask - African Philosophy of the Person

HAP 19 - Behind the Mask - African Philosophy of the Person

January 6, 2019

Traditional African ideas about personhood, which challenge assumptions about the relation between mind and body, self and other.