SUNY series, Philosophy and Race
Phenomenology in an African Context
The first edited collection to offer a systematic introduction to African phenomenology.
Offers a timely reconsideration of the writings of Gloria Anzaldúa, treating issues of multiplicitous agency, identarian politics, and the stakes of coalition building as core themes in the author's work.
Jews Out of the Question
A provocative study of opposition to anti-Semitism in contemporary political philosophy.
Decolonizing American Philosophy
Wide-ranging examination of American philosophy's ties to settler colonialism and its role as both an object and a force of decolonization.
Examines Bergson’s work from the perspectives of critical philosophy of race and decolonial theory, placing it in conversation with theorists from Africa, the African Diaspora, and Latin America.
Another Mind-Body Problem
Demonstrates the profound overlap of philosophy’s mind-body problem and various racist doctrines found in thinkers ranging from Descartes to Kant.
Examines how African American jazz music was received in Germany both as a racial and cultural threat and as a partner in promoting the rise of Nazi totalitarian cultural politics.
The Politics of Unreason
The first systematic analysis of the Frankfurt School’s research and theorizing on modern antisemitism.
Think Like an Archipelago
A career-spanning assessment of Glissant’s work as a philosophical project.
Draws from Latina feminism, existential phenomenology, and race theory to explore the concept of selfhood.
Existence and Heritage
Explores overlapping concerns and themes in African(a) and continental philosophy.
Retrieving the Human
An interdisciplinary consideration of Paul Gilroy's contributions to cultural theory and understandings of modernity.
Philosophers consider race and racism from the perspective of lived, bodily experience.
Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences
Investigates the impact of theories of reproduction and heredity on the emerging concepts of race and gender at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.
Habitations of the Veil
A hermeneutical study of metaphor in African American literature.
Kant and the Concept of Race
Late eighteenth-century writings on race by Kant and four of his contemporaries.
Good White People
Argues for the necessity of a new ethos for middle-class white anti-racism.
Seeking the Beloved Community
Selected essays on radical social change.
Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy
A historical investigation of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from modern histories of philosophy.
Reframing the Practice of Philosophy
Reflections by leading Latin American and African American philosophers on their identity within the field of philosophy.
Constructing the Nation
Philosophers and social theorists of color examine how racism can creep into defensive forms of nationalism.
Key text never before in English by central figure of the Negritude movement.
Race after Sartre
Examines Jean-Paul Sartre’s antiracist politics and his contributions to critical race theories, postcolonialism, and Africana existentialism.
Toward a Political Philosophy of Race
Examines how liberal society enables racism and other forms of discrimination.
The Browning of America and the Evasion of Social Justice
Considers the effects of the browning of America on philosophical debates over race, racism, and social justice.
Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance
Leading scholars explore how different forms of ignorance are produced and sustained, and the role they play in knowledge practices.
The German Invention of Race
Illuminates the emergence of race as a central concept in philosophy and the social sciences.
Explores convergences between the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche and African American thought.
The New Abolitionists
Writings by twentieth-century imprisoned authors examining confinement, enslavement, and political organizing in prison.