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A journey into the philosophy of Alain Locke

Author: Johnny Washington
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 166.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In providing a broad vision of Alain Locke's ideas, Washington considers the views of Booker T. Washington and his contemporaries, the theories of anthropologists concerning race and ethnicity, and  Read more...

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Washington, Johnny.
Journey into the philosophy of Alain Locke.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624502831
Named Person: Alain Locke; Alain Locke; Alain LeRoy Locke; Alain LeRoy Locke
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johnny Washington
ISBN: 0313290474 9780313290473
OCLC Number: 28379245
Description: viii, 220 pages : portrait ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Ethnic identity and conflicts --
Destiny: the views of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Alain Locke --
The African American elite, destiny, and the transformation of history --
African Americans cultural contributions to the three Americas --
"Black" or "African American": what's in a name? --
The life and times of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington --
Criteria of race: an anthropological perspective --
Race, ethnicity, and culture --
Racial dilemmas and paradoxes --
Racial integration or segregation: which is desirable? --
Social insanity --
pt. 2. Value relativism --
Moral virtues in elementary schools --
Norms and the social realm: Alain Locke, John Dewey, and Henri Bergson --
A general theory of value relativism --
The nature and dynamics of values.
Series Title: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, no. 166.
Responsibility: Johnny Washington.

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