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History of Indian and Africana Philosophy

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Peter Adamson teams up with Jonardon Ganeri and Chike Jeffers to represent the philosophical traditions of India, Africa and the African diaspora. Website: www.historyofphilosophy.net.

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Peter Adamson teams up with Jonardon Ganeri and Chike Jeffers to represent the philosophical traditions of India, Africa and the African diaspora. Website: www.historyofphilosophy.net.

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Excellent introduction to Indian philosophy

By Gajakadosth - Jun 30 2016
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Wonderfully narrated, although subject matter can be a bit heavy and requires concentration.

Good insight

By Ganezt - Nov 21 2015
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Amazingly lucid! Good luck! Bharat mata ki Jai!!!

iTunes Ratings

138 Ratings
Average Ratings
105
14
7
7
5

Excellent introduction to Indian philosophy

By Gajakadosth - Jun 30 2016
Read more
Wonderfully narrated, although subject matter can be a bit heavy and requires concentration.

Good insight

By Ganezt - Nov 21 2015
Read more
Amazingly lucid! Good luck! Bharat mata ki Jai!!!
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History of Indian and Africana Philosophy

Latest release on Jan 19, 2020

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Rank #1: HAP 01 - Something Old, Something New - Introducing Africana Philosophy

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Chike Jeffers and Peter Adamson kick off the new series by explaining the scope and meaning of "Africana philosophy".

Apr 01 2018

21mins

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Rank #2: HAP 02 - It’s Only Human - Philosophy in Prehistoric Africa

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Might philosophy be as old as humankind as we know it? We investigate the implications of findings concerning the origins of humankind in Africa.

Apr 15 2018

19mins

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Rank #3: HPI 56 - Who’s Pulling Your Strings? - Buddhaghosa

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Buddhaghosa, a major figure in the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, argues against the need for a self to control and coordinate mental activities.

Dec 24 2017

19mins

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Rank #4: HAP 20 - I Am Because We Are - Communalism in African Ethics and Politics

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Emphasis on the value of community as a major theme in African philosophy.

Jan 20 2019

22mins

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Rank #5: HAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution

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An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution.

Nov 10 2019

32mins

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Rank #6: HAP 21 - The Doctor Will See You Now - Divination, Witchcraft, and Knowledge

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Special forms of knowledge and the explanation of misfortunes in African tradition.

Feb 03 2019

21mins

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Rank #7: HPI 03 - Kingdom for a Horse - India in the Vedic Period

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The Vedic period sets the context of the Upanisads, Buddhism and Jainism.

Oct 18 2015

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Rank #8: HPI 04 - Hide and Seek – The Upanisads

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The ancient texts known as the Upanisads claim to expose the hidden connections between things, including the self and the world.

Nov 01 2015

19mins

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Rank #9: HAP 03 - Fertile Ground - Philosophy in Ancient Mesopotamia

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Do the cuneiform writings of Babylonian culture show that it had its own philosophy?

Apr 29 2018

20mins

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Rank #10: HAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey

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The Baron de Vastey unveils the horror of colonialism as a system and defends the monarchy of King Christophe in the tense early years of Haiti’s independence.

Oct 27 2019

24mins

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Rank #11: HAP 30 - Dualist Personality - Anton Wilhelm Amo

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Anton Wilhelm Amo, brought to Germany from his native Ghana, defends a rigorous dualism of mind and body. Was this philosophy connected to his African origins?

Jun 09 2019

26mins

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Rank #12: HAP 28 - Chike Jeffers on Precolonial African Philosophy

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Co-host Chike Jeffers and Peter chat about the themes and questions raised by the podcast so far.

May 12 2019

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Rank #13: HPI 60 - The Buddha and I - Indian Influence on Islamic and European Thought

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The impact of ancient Indian thought upon the Muslim scholar al-Bīrūnī and upon European thinkers like Hume, Hegel, and Schopenhauer.

Feb 18 2018

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Rank #14: HPI 62 - Kit Patrick on Philosophy and Indian History

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The host of the History of India podcast joins us for the final episode on India. Coming next: Africana philosophy!

Mar 18 2018

36mins

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Rank #15: HPI 29 - Practice Makes Perfect - Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutra

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Yoga as presented by Patañjali offers a practical complement to the Sāṃkhya theory of the cosmos and the self.

Nov 13 2016

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Rank #16: HPI 05 - Do it Yourself - Indra’s Search for the Self in the Upanisads

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The god Indra learns patience and something about the self in a famous passage from the Upanisads.

Nov 15 2015

21mins

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Rank #17: HAP 24 - Professionally Speaking - The Reaction Against Ethnophilosophy

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Paulin Hountondji and other African philosophers criticize ethnophilosophy and advocate a universalist approach.

Mar 17 2019

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Rank #18: HAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano

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Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano advance the goals of the abolitionist movement through a groundbreaking political treatise and an influential autobiography.

Sep 29 2019

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Rank #19: HAP 27 - Beyond the Reaction - The Continuing Relevance of Precolonial Traditions

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As the twentieth century draws to a close, the critique of ethnophilosophy gives way to approaches that continue to privilege the study of precolonial traditions.

Apr 28 2019

26mins

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Rank #20: HPI 17 - Jessica Frazier on Hinduism and Philosophy

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An interview with Jessica Frazier about philosophical ideas and arguments in the Vedas, Upanisads and later Hindu texts.

May 01 2016

34mins

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