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Philosophy Department

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phone: (615) 343-8120
220 Furman Hall

Education

Ph.D. Boston College

Lucius Outlaw (Jr.)

Professor of Philosophy

Research Area

His teaching and scholarly interests: Racial Matters in socio-political life, in the United States in particular, and in legacies and practices of European and Euro-American Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy; Africana Philosophy (African; African American, for example, Martin Delany, W.E.B. Du Bois, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, among others); American Philosophy.

Specializations

African, African American, Continental, History of Philosophy, Social and Political


Representative publications

"On Cornel West on W.E.B. Du Bois" Cornel West: a Critical Reader, George Yancy, ed. (Blackwell 2001).

"'Multiculturalism,' Citizenship, Education, and American Liberal Democracy,"Theorizing Multiculturalism: A Guide to the Current Debate, Cynthia Willett, ed. (Blackwell 1998).

On Race and Philosophy (Routledge 1996).

"On W.E.B. Du Bois's 'The Conservation of Races'," Overcoming Racism and Sexism, Linda Bell and David Blumenfeld, ed. (Roman & Littlefield 1995).


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