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Abdu-l-Rahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori (a.k.a. Abdul-Rahman) was a prince from West Africa who was made a slave in the United States.
Accra is the capital and largest city of Ghana, with an estimated urban population of 2.27 million.
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African philosophy is philosophy produced by African people, philosophy which presents African worldviews, or philosophy that uses distinct African philosophical methods.
Africana philosophy is the work of philosophers of African descent and others whose work deals with the subject matter of the African diaspora.
Afrocentrism (also Afrocentricity) is a cultural ideology, worldview mostly limited to the United States and is dedicated to the history of Black people.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, frequently known as the American Academy, is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States.
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America.
Amy Gutmann (born November 19, 1949) is the eighth president of the University of Pennsylvania and Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science in the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication at Penn, with secondary faculty appointments in philosophy in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education.
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Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt.
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (circa 600 AD).
Anne McClintock (born in Harare, Zimbabwe) is a writer, feminist scholar and public intellectual who has published widely on issues of sexuality, race, imperialism, and nationalism; popular and visual culture, photography, advertising and cultural theory.
Ashanti, or Asante, or Asanti, are a nation and ethnic group native to Ashanti and the Kingdom of Ashanti situated on the semi-island exclave Ashantiland, who speak the Ashanti language and indistinguishable Ashanti Twi.
Ashesi University Ashesi is a private, non-profit liberal arts college located in Ghana, West Africa.
Astra Taylor (born 1979) is a Canadian-American documentary filmmaker, writer, activist and musician.
Barbara Johnson (October 4, 1947 – August 27, 2009) was an American literary critic and translator, born in Boston.
Brandeis University is an American private research university with a liberal arts focus.
Bryanston School is a co-educational independent school for both day and boarding pupils, located next to the village of Bryanston, and near the town of Blandford Forum, in Dorset in South West England.
The Cambridge Apostles, also known as the Cambridge Conversazione Society, is an intellectual secret society at the University of Cambridge founded in 1820 by George Tomlinson, a Cambridge student who went on to become the first Bishop of Gibraltar.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.
Charles Alfred Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor, KCVO, PC, QC (3 October 1852 – 30 June 1941) was a British politician who crossed the floor from the Conservative to the Labour Party and was a strong supporter of the League of Nations and of Church of England causes.
Christopher Wise (born 1961) is a scholar and professor of English and Comparative Literature at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, United States.
Clare College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college was founded in 1326 as University Hall, making it the second-oldest surviving college of the University after Peterhouse. It was refounded in 1338 as Clare Hall by an endowment from Elizabeth de Clare. Clare is famous for its chapel choir and for its gardens on "the Backs" (the back of the colleges that overlook the River Cam). The current Master is Anthony Grabiner, Baron Grabiner, a British barrister. Clare is consistently one of the most popular Cambridge colleges amongst prospective applicants. As of 2014, it had an endowment of over £89m.
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Contemporary philosophy is the present period in the history of Western philosophy beginning at the end of the 19th century with the professionalization of the discipline and the rise of analytic and continental philosophy.
Cornell University is an American private Ivy League and federal land-grant research university located in Ithaca, New York.
Cosmopolitanism is the ideology that all human beings belong to a single community, based on a shared morality.
Cultural studies is a field of theoretically, politically, and empirically engaged cultural analysis that was initially developed by British academics in the late 1950s, '60s and '70s, and has been subsequently taken up and transformed by scholars from many different disciplines around the world.
David Albert Hollinger (born on April 25, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois) is the emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.
David Theo Goldberg (born January 8, 1952) is a South-African-born professor active in the United States, known for his work in critical race theory, and in more recent years, in the digital humanities.
A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.
The Dudley-Winthrop Family is an American political family.
Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals, and a unit of Duke University.
Ella Habiba Shohat (Arabic: إيلا حبيبة شوحط; born 1959) is Professor of Cultural Studies at New York University, and has taught, lectured and written extensively on issues having to do with Eurocentrism and Orientalism, as well as with postcolonial and transnational approaches to Cultural Studies.
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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Ernest André Gellner (9 December 1925 – 5 November 1995) was a British-Czech philosopher and social anthropologist described by The Daily Telegraph when he died as one of the world's most vigorous intellectuals and by The Independent as a "one-man crusade for critical rationalism." His first book, Words and Things (1959).
Examined Life is a 2008 documentary film directed by Astra Taylor.
Experiments in Ethics is a 2008 book by the Princeton philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah.
Fordham University (FU) is a private, nonprofit, coeducational research university based in New York City, United States.
Foreign Policy is a news publication, founded in 1970, that is focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy.
Frank Lentricchia (born 1940) is an American literary critic, novelist, and film teacher.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher of the late Enlightenment.
Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.
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The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in 1957.
Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930) is an American literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.
Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950 in Keyser, West Virginia) is an American historian, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder.
The Herskovits Prize (Melville J. Herskovits Award) is an annual award given by the African Studies Association to the best scholarly work (including translations) on Africa published in English in the previous year and distributed in the United States.
Intellectual history refers to the historiography of ideas and thinkers.
Dame Isobel Cripps, GBE (25 January 1891 – 11 April 1979), also known as Lady Cripps, was a British overseas aid organiser and the wife of Sir Stafford Cripps.
Jürgen Habermas (or;; born 18 June 1929) is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism.
Jerzy Topolski (1928–1998) was a Polish historian.
Nana Joseph Emmanuel "Joe" Appiah, MP (16 November 1918 – 8 July 1990), was a Ghanaian lawyer, politician and statesman.
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John Bordley Rawls (February 21, 1921 – November 24, 2002) was an American moral and political philosopher.
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John Winthrop (12 January 1587/8 – 26 March 1649) was a wealthy English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the first major settlement in what is now New England after Plymouth Colony.
Jonathan Arac is an American literary scholar.
Judith Butler (born February 24, 1956) is an American philosopher and gender theorist whose work has influenced political philosophy, ethics and the fields of feminist, queer and literary theory.
Kaushik Basu (born 9 January 1952), is an Indian economist and academic who is Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Kumasi (historically spelled Comassie or Coomassie) Kumasi Metropolis, is a metropolis and capital city of Ashanti situated on the semi-island exclave Ashantiland.
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The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Laurance Spelman Rockefeller (May 26, 1910 – July 11, 2004) was an American philanthropist, businessman, financier, and major conservationist.
The Leader of the House of Lords is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom who is responsible for arranging government business in the House of Lords.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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In general loyalism refers to an individual's allegiance toward an established government, political party, or sovereign, especially during times of war and revolt.
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Marjorie B. Garber (born June 11, 1944) is a professor at Harvard University and the author of a wide variety of books, most notably ones about William Shakespeare and aspects of popular culture including sexuality.
Michael Grant Ignatieff, (born May 12, 1947) is a Canadian author, academic and former politician.
Michael Walzer (March 3, 1935) is a prominent American political theorist and public intellectual.
Molefi Kete Asante (born Arthur Lee Smith, Jr.; August 14, 1942) is an African-American professor.
Morality (from the Latin "manner, character, proper behavior") is the differentiation of intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper: In other words, it is the disjunction between right and wrong.
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Nana is a Ghanaian title.
New England is a region which comprises six states of the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
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New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City.
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university.
Osei Kofi Tutu I was one of the co-founders of the Empire of Ashanti, the other being Okomfo Anokye, his chief priest.
Osei Tutu II (Otumfuo Osei Tutu, born 6 May 1950), is the 16th Asantehene, ruler of Ashanti and Ashantiland and the Kingdom of Ashanti, absolute monarch and head of the Ashanti royal House of Oyoko, King of Ashanti and Ashanti Kingdom and the Ashanti people in Ashanti.
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organisations working in approximately 94 countries worldwide to find solutions to poverty and what it considers injustice around the world.
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Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.
Enid Margaret "Peggy" Appiah, MBE (21 May 1921 – 11 February 2006), was a British children's author, philanthropist and socialite.
PEN American Center (PEN), founded in 1922 and based in New York City, works to advance literature, to defend free expression, and to foster international literary fellowship.
The PEN/Newman's Own First Amendment Award was an award presented annually from 1993 to 2006 to a U.S. resident who "fought courageously, despite adversity, to safeguard the First Amendment right to freedom of expression as it applies to the written word." Sponsored by PEN American Center and Newman's Own, a cash prize of $20,000 was awarded.
Pennington is a borough in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
Philip Gambone (July 21, 1948) is an American writer.
A philosopher, in a broad sense, is someone who studies philosophy.
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Philosophy is the study of the general and fundamental nature of reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
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Political philosophy, or political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why (or even if) they are needed, what, if anything, makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should take and why, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if any, and when it may be legitimately overthrown, if ever.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.
The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.
Race, as a social construct, is a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics.
Racism consists of ideologies and practices that seek to justify, or cause, the unequal distribution of privileges, rights, or goods amongst, or otherwise exhibit hatred or prejudice towards, different racial groups.
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Racism: A History is a three-part British documentary series originally broadcast on BBC Four in March 2007.
James Ramsay MacDonald, FRS (12 October 18669 November 1937) was a British statesman who was the first Labour Party Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leading a Labour Government in 1924, a Labour Government from 1929 to 1931, and a National Government from 1931 to 1935.
Sanjiv M. Ravi Kanbur (born 28 August 1954), is T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.
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Robert Hinrichs Bates (born 1942) is an American political scientist.
Robert Charles Post (born October 17, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY) is dean (since 2009) and a professor of law at Yale Law School.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.
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The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM, Musée royal de l'Ontario) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Canada.
Semantics (from σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the study of meaning.
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A social identity is the portion of an individual's self-concept derived from perceived membership in a relevant social group.
Sir Richard Stafford Cripps CH FRS (24 April 1889 – 21 April 1952) was a British Labour politician of the first half of the 20th century.
Susan R. Wolf (born 1952) is a moral philosopher and philosopher of action who is the Edna J. Koury Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is a multiversity lecture series in the humanities, founded on July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, by the American scholar Obert Clark Tanner.
Temple University, commonly referred to as Temple, is a comprehensive public research university (formerly private) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Eugene R. Gannon Award for the Continued Pursuit of Human Advancement is an award for success in various fields of academia, named after deceased Vietnam veteran Eugene R. Gannon Jr.
Thomas W. Laqueur (born 1945) is an American historian, sexologist and writer.
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The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.
The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian universities and tertiary institutions.
The University of Utah Press is the independent publishing branch of the University of Utah and is a division of the J. Willard Marriott Library.
Valentin-Yves Mudimbe (born 8 December 1941, Jadotville, Belgian Congo) is a philosopher, professor, and author of poems, novels, as well as books and articles on African culture and intellectual history.
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Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.