By Peter K. J. Park
In this provocative historiography, Peter ok. J. Park offers a penetrating account of an important interval within the improvement of philosophy as a tutorial self-discipline. in the course of those many years, a few eu philosophers stimulated through Immanuel Kant started to formulate the historical past of philosophy as a march of development from the Greeks to Kant—a family tree that supplanted current debts starting in Egypt or Western Asia and at a time whilst eu curiosity in Sanskrit and Persian literature was once flourishing. now not with no debate, those traditions have been eventually deemed outdoor the scope of philosophy and relegated to the research of faith. Park uncovers this debate and recounts the improvement of an exclusionary canon of philosophy within the a long time of the overdue eighteenth and early 19th centuries. To what volume used to be this exclusion of Africa and Asia as a result the scientization of philosophy? To what quantity used to be it because of the racism?
This ebook comprises the main wide description on hand at any place of Joseph-Marie de Gérando’s Histoire comparée des systèmes de philosophie, Friedrich Schlegel’s lectures at the background of philosophy, Friedrich Ast’s and Thaddä Anselm Rixner’s systematic integration of Africa and Asia into the background of philosophy, and the talk among G. W. F. Hegel and the theologian August Tholuck over “pantheism.”
“Africa, Asia, and the heritage of Philosophy is an interesting research of racism and Eurocentrism in eighteenth century works on heritage of philosophy.” — Journal of the Society for modern notion and the Islamicate World
“Now, eventually, we've an exceptional account of … the exclusion of Asian and African texts from the canon of global philosophy … an acute, severe narrative that are supposed to strength philosophers to reassess disreputable pillars in their tradition.” — Chronicle Review
“What makes Park’s quantity unique is the author’s proactive process … Park takes sedulous care in exposing cracks within the heritage of philosophy’s starting place, and digs deeper to ascertain how every one crack is hooked up … in his reconsideration of the historical past of philosophy, Park heavily engages the racism nonetheless to be chanced on at paintings in philosophy today.” — Radical Philosophy
“Africa, Asia, and the heritage of Philosophy is a welcome boost to a ignored zone within the heritage of rules. Philosophy has lengthy suffered from exclusions that maintain us from absolutely appreciating the contributions to our box from Africa and Asia. Park’s ebook uncovers the various resources of philosophy’s exclusionary practices. The ancient aspect is impressive.” — Elizabeth Millán, writer of Friedrich Schlegel and the Emergence of Romantic Philosophy
Peter ok. J. Park is Assistant Professor of historic reports on the collage of Texas at Dallas. he's the coeditor (with Douglas T. McGetchin and Damodar SarDesai) of Sanskrit and ‘Orientalism’: Indology and Comparative Linguistics in Germany, 1750–1958.
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Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy: Racism in the Formation of the Philosophical Canon, 1780–1830 (SUNY series, Philosophy and Race) by Peter K. J. Park