REVISITANDO AS RAÍZES DA HUMANIDADE: ESTABELECENDO AS ORIGENS METAEPISTEMOLÓGICAS E METAFILOSÓFICAS DA FILOSOFIA AFRICANA

  • LaRose T Parris LaGuardia Community College/CUNY

Resumo

Este ensaio ressalta a importância epistemológica do texto inovador de Lewis R. Gordon, An Introduction to Africana Philosophy. O autor utiliza um método de investigação transdisciplinar / crioulizado para destacar a centralidade da filosofia Africana para a história mundial, a filosofia, as ciências sociais e a história das ideias.

Palavras-chave: Euro-modernidade; libertação; razão; teodicéia; transdisciplinar.

Biografia do Autor

LaRose T Parris, LaGuardia Community College/CUNY

Born in Jamaica, West Indies and raised in New York, LaRose T. Parris is Associate Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY where she teaches courses in African American Literature, Contemporary Black Fiction, Composition, and Basic Writing. Her first book, Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature (2015), published by the University of Virginia Press, was awarded the Nicolás Guillén Prize for Outstanding Book in Philosophical Literature by the Caribbean Philosophical Association in 2016. Her fiction and criticism have also appeared in Callaloo and the Journal of Pan African Studies. In addition to teaching at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, Dr. Parris has also taught classes in writing and literature at New School University, New York Institute of Technology, and City College/CUNY.  

Publicado
2018-07-19