Rank #1: HAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander Crummell
Alexander Crummell moves from pan-Africanism to reform of African American culture, identifying progressive “civilization” as a means of liberation.
May 24 2020
Rank #2: HAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to Canada
Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism.
May 10 2020
The History of India Podcast
Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies
Vedanta and Yoga
Incarnations: India in 50 Lives
The Stories of Mahabharata
New Books in Philosophy
Philosophy: The Classics
The Philosophy Podcast
Gita For Daily Living
Voice of Vedanta
Lectures in Intellectual History
The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma
Rank #3: HAP 01 - Something Old, Something New - Introducing Africana Philosophy
Chike Jeffers and Peter Adamson kick off the new series by explaining the scope and meaning of "Africana philosophy".
Apr 01 2018
Rank #4: HPI 03 - Kingdom for a Horse - India in the Vedic Period
Oct 18 2015
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Rank #5: HAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution
An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution.
Nov 10 2019
Rank #6: HPI 04 - Hide and Seek – The Upanisads
Nov 01 2015
Rank #7: HAP 02 - It’s Only Human - Philosophy in Prehistoric Africa
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
Rank #8: HAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey
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
Rank #9: HAP 17 - Event Horizon - African Philosophy of Time
John Mbiti’s influential and controversial claim that traditional Africans experience time as having “a long past, a present, and virtually no future.”
Dec 09 2018
Rank #10: HAP 51 - I Read Men and Nations - Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper
The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.
Apr 26 2020
Rank #11: HAP 31 - Justin Smith on Amo and Race in Early Modern Philosophy
Justin E.H. Smith joins us to discuss Anton Wilhelm Amo against the background of ideas about race in early modern philosophy, including Leibniz.
Jun 23 2019
Rank #12: HPI 29 - Practice Makes Perfect - Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutra
Yoga as presented by Patañjali offers a practical complement to the Sāṃkhya theory of the cosmos and the self.
Nov 13 2016
Rank #13: HAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley
Phillis Wheatley astonishes colonial Americans with her exquisite and precocious poetry and reflects on the liberating power of the imagination.
Jul 21 2019
Rank #14: HAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano
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
Rank #15: HPI 54 - Graham Priest on Logic and Buddhism
Graham Priest joins Peter to discuss non-classical logic and its connections with Buddhist patterns of reasoning.
Nov 26 2017
Rank #16: HAP 21 - The Doctor Will See You Now - Divination, Witchcraft, and Knowledge
Special forms of knowledge and the explanation of misfortunes in African tradition.
Feb 03 2019
Rank #17: HAP 08 - Solomon, Socrates, and Other Sages - Early Ethiopian Philosophy
Philosophy in Ethiopia, with translations of religious and philosophical texts into Ge’ez and a national epic called the Kebra Nagast.
Jul 08 2018
Rank #18: HPI 47 - Jan Westerhoff on Nagarjuna
A discussion with Jan Westerhoff, an expert on the great Buddhist thinker Nāgārjuna.
Jul 23 2017
Rank #19: HAP 03 - Fertile Ground - Philosophy in Ancient Mesopotamia
Do the cuneiform writings of Babylonian culture show that it had its own philosophy?
Apr 29 2018
Rank #20: HAP 23 - Nkiru Nzegwu on Gender in African Tradition
An interview with Nkiru Nzegwu on matriarchy and gender fluidity in Africa.
Mar 03 2019