On Derelict and Method: The Methodological Crisis of African-American Philosophy’s Study of African-Descended Peoples under an Integrationist Milieu

@article{Curry2011OnDA,
  title={On Derelict and Method: The Methodological Crisis of African-American Philosophy’s Study of African-Descended Peoples under an Integrationist Milieu},
  author={Tommy J. Curry},
  journal={Radical Philosophy Review},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={139-164}
}
  • Tommy J. Curry
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Sociology
  • Radical Philosophy Review
Knowledge, Power, and the Search for Epistemic Liberation in Africa
ABSTRACT In this paper, I show that the strong relations of knowledge, power and liberation are worth reassessing and clarifying in light of the indigenous people of Africa’s quest for epistemic
On the Discursive Orientation toward Whiteness
ABSTRACT There is a discursive tendency when examining questions of race and racism to address a reader who is implicitly white. This discursive orientation limits the range and rigour of our
On Oyèrónké Oyèwumí, colonial Afro-masculinities and the subjection of African cultural praxis in Inxeba
The understudied work of Oyeronkẹ Oyewumi has pointed to the incommensurability of the westernised phenomenon of gender with African conceptions of personhood and social identity. Oyewumi’s work has
Pan-Africanism and Economic Nationalism: W. E. B. Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction and the Failings of the “Black Marxism” Thesis
In recent decades, it has become popular to read the later work of W. E. B. Du Bois through a Marxist lens. Not only is Du Bois often considered a participant in the Marxist tradition, his
On the Perils of Race Neutrality and Anti‐Blackness: Philosophy as an Irreconcilable Obstacle to (Black) Thought
Race‐neutral philosophies often depend on the illusion of a universal humanist orientation. This philosophical position, while common, often misses what is concretely at stake in the diagnosis and
II—Must There Be an Empirical Basis for the Theorization of Racialized Subjects in Race-Gender Theory?
This article argues that non-ideal theory fails to deliver on its promise of providing a more accurate account of the real world by which philosophers can address problems of racism, sexual
Don’t Talk to White People: On the Epistemological and Rhetorical Limitations of Conversations With White People for Anti-Racist Purposes: An Essay
Productive dialogue with white people for anti-racist purposes is precluded by the political limits prescribed by the “principle of interest convergence,” occluded by the epistemological conditions
...
...