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Reading Angela Davis Beyond the Critique of Sartre

Edward O'Byrn

figures such as Frederick Douglass. Instead of arguing that scholars ought to abandon European canonical philosophy and its origin stories, this paper argues that Davis sketches a generative model for decentering Sartre and continental philosophers in her

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Kevin Irakoze, Mandisi Majavu, and Nathalie Etoke

meditating on the ontological dimensions of Blackness through Frederick Douglass, Toni Morrison and Hortense Spillers. Sithole purposefully disrupts the Western canon on these aforementioned Black figures by reconceptualising Douglass, Morrison and Spillers

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A White Republic? Whites and Whiteness in France

Mathilde Cohen and Sarah Mazouz

studies as it has developed in the Americas, the United Kingdom, and other European countries. Reflections on Whiteness in the humanities and social sciences are neither particularly new nor circumscribed to the Anglo-American context. Frederick Douglass

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A Flowering of Memory

Walking Zora Neale Hurston's Cemetery Path to our Mothers’ Gardens

James Jr. Padilioni

can further interpret Hurston's rhetorical usage of condensation alongside the political hydrology of Frederick Douglass (her other desired ancestral exhumation), who argued in his 1852 “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” speech that “at a time

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Existential Philosophy and Antiracism

An Interview with Lewis R. Gordon

T Storm Heter

existential political thinkers from Frederick Douglass and Anna Julia Cooper through to Fanon and Biko and the others I have already mentioned. She also brings to the fore a crucial theme of Black existentialism—namely, reality, as communicative, is social and

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Global Black Ecologies

Justin Hosbey, Hilda Lloréns, and J. T. Roane

with “Magnolias, bay, oaks, palm, pines, camphor, hibiscus, crotons, oleanders . . . ” to pay respects to “illustrious Negro dead,” such as Nat Turner, Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, and many other towering Black figures

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Sprinkling Black Girl Magic in the Middle-Grade Novel

Sarah E. Whitney

“giant green Afros” turning into “dappled red and gold ’dos” (17–18). Her new love interest is named, significantly, after Frederick Douglass. Winston also provides a testimonial to Brianna’s “proud black” grandmother “from the South” who introduced her

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Humans “in the Loop”?

Human-Centrism, Posthumanism, and AI

Nandita Biswas Mellamphy

sameness, inadvertently reinforcing atomistic models of the self as bound and separate” ( Willett 2014: 6 ). Referring to the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Willett further demonstrates the limitations of liberal sentimentalism: Douglass explains to

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Shubhi Sharma, Rachel Golden Kroner, Daniel Rinn, Camden Burd, Gregorio Ortiz, John Burton, Angus Lyall, Pierre du Plessis, Allison Koch, Yvan Schulz, Emily McKee, Michael Berman, and Peter C. Little

story. As a result, his analysis of Darwin’s influence on American ideas includes reform-minded thinkers such as Charles Loring Brace and Frederick Douglass in addition to the familiar cast of figures Louis Agassiz, Asa Gray, and Henry David Thoreau

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Precarity and dehumanisation in higher education

Olivia Mason and Nick Megoran

theological anthropology ( Wills 2009 ). Building on the legacy of nineteenth-century thinkers like Frederick Douglass, the central idea in this tradition was the ethico-political implications of the Biblical concept that human beings are created imago Dei