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Cornel West : a critical reader

Author: Cornel West; George Yancy
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2001.
Series: Blackwell critical readers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eighteen critical essays on the African American intellectual Cornel West, studying the diverse aspects of his thought on culture, history, religion and philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Cornel West; Cornel West; Cornel West; Cornel West
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cornel West; George Yancy
ISBN: 063122291X 9780631222910 0631222928 9780631222927
OCLC Number: 45413457
Description: xv, 380 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pragmatism resurgent : a reading of The American Evasion of Philosophy / Hilary W. Putnam --
The unacknowledged fourth tradition : an essay on nihilism, decadence, and the Black intellectual tradition in the existential pragmatic thought of Cornel West / Lewis R. Gordon --
Cornel West on prophesy, pragmatism, and philosophy : a critical evaluation of prophetic pragmatism / Clevis Headley --
Which pragmatism? Whose America? / Eduardo Mendieta --
"Let suffering speak" : the vocation of a Black intellectual / James H. Cove. Religion and the mirror of God : historicism, truth, and religious pluralism / George Yancy --
Is Cornel West also among the theologians? The shadow of the divine in the religious thought of Cornel West / Victor Anderson --
Cornel West's improvisational philosophy of religion / M. Shawn Copeland --
Existential aptness and epistemological correctness : Cornel West and the identity of the "Lord" / Josiah Ulysses Young --
Cornel West on gender and family : some admiring and critical comments / Iris M. Young --
Prophetic pragmatism as political philosophy / Charles W. Mills. "Radical historicism," antiphilosophy, and Marxism / John P. Pittman --
Cornel West and Afro-nihilsim : a reconsideraton/ Floyd W. Hayes --
On Cornel West on W.E.B. Du Bois / Lucius T. Outlaw --
The political philosophy and humanism of Cornel West / Howard McGary --
"It's dark and hell is hot" : Cornel West, the crisis of African-American intellectuals and the cultural politics of race / Peniel E. Joseph --
Reading Cornel West as a humnanistic scholar : rhetoric and practice / Clarence Shole Johnson --
Cornel West's representations of the intellectual : but some of us are brave? / Nada Elia.
Series Title: Blackwell critical readers.
Responsibility: edited by George Yancy.
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