History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution

HAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution

October 13, 2019

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

HAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano

September 29, 2019

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

HAP 35 - Letters from the Heart - Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker

September 15, 2019

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

HAP 34 - New England Patriot - Lemuel Haynes

September 1, 2019

Preacher and Revolutionary War soldier Lemuel Haynes argues that the principles of the American Revolution demand the abolition of slavery.

HAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley

HAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley

July 21, 2019

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

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.