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Fanon and the crisis of European man : an essay on philosophy and the human sciences

Author: Lewis R Gordon
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in celebration of Frantz Fanon's seventieth birthday, Lewis Gordon's Fanon and the Crisis of European Man engages with the work of Fanon in novel and interesting ways. As the first to analzye the work of Fanon as an existential-phenomenological of human sciences and liberation philosopher, Gordon deploys Fanon's work to illuminate how the "bad faith" of European science and civilization have philosophically  Read more...
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Named Person: Frantz Fanon; Fanon, Frantz <1925-1961>; Frantz Fanon; Frantz Fanon; Frantz Fanon; Frantz Fanon; Frantz Fanon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis R Gordon
ISBN: 0415914140 9780415914147 0415914159 9780415914154
OCLC Number: 32396396
Description: xiii, 137 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Fanon as Critique of European Man ----
2. Existential Phenomenology and History ----
3. Racism, Colonialism, and Anonymity: Social Theory and Embodied Agency ----
4. Tragic Revolutionary Violence and Philosophical Anthropology ----
5. Fanon's Continued Relevance.
Responsibility: Lewis R. Gordon.
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In this book Gordon analyses Fanon as an existential-phenomenological philosopher of human sciences and liberation and reveals his work as a passionate call for a more mature humanity.  Read more...

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