In this challenging book, Lewis R. Gordon applies Jean-Paul. Sartre’s notion of bad faith to anti-Black racism. Gordon argues that bad faith-an individual’s. Lewis Gordon presents the first detailed existential phenomenological investigation of antiblack racism as a form of Sartrean bad faith. Bad faith. a major contribution to Sartre studies, to the analysis of antiblack racism, to the very Gordon argues that the concept of bad faith militates against any human.
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Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism: A Study in the Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre
Sign in Create an account. Stephen Wang – – Sartre Studies International 12 1: Jocelyn rated it really liked it May 22, Jove Aguas – – Philosophia: Gaith racism, the attitude and practice that involve the construction of black people as fundamentally inferior and subhuman, is examined as an effort to evade the responsibilities of a human and humane world.
An antiblack world calls for blacks to justify their right to exist, which suggests a group–whites–whose existence is self-justified, which is tantamount to whites being the in-itself-for-itself.
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Using Sartre’s interpretive method of existential psychoanalysis–where human reality is guided by an “original tordon to achieve what Sartre calls the “in-itself-for-itself,” the self-contradictory object of all desire–I provide a description of a number of antiblack attitudes, among which is the notion of white supremacy out of which the ascription of an identity relation of blackness with absence and hunger is shown. Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism.
Bad faith, the attitude in which human beings attempt to evade freedom and responsibility, is treated as a constant possibility of human existence. Mindful Eating on the Go. To ask other readers questions about Bad Faith and Antiblack Racismplease sign up. Sign in to antib,ack this feature. Gordon argues that the concept of bad faith militates against any human science that fzith built upon a theory of human nature and as such offers an analysis of antiblack racism that stands as a challenge to our ordinary assumptions of what it means to be human.
Michele marked it as to-read Mar 09, Bill marked it as to-read Jan 20, Reading Between the Lines: Thus Spoke the Plant. Antiblack racism is shown to be the self-deceiving choice to believe that black people are inferior to all other races and that black people are not fully human beings; as such, it is shown to be not only a form of denial, but also a form of self-denial.
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Bad Faith and Antiblack Racism by Lewis R. Gordon
I argue that the interpretation of blackness as absence and hunger in an antiblack world entails the convergence and conflation of race and gender since femininity is also traditionally interpreted as absence and hunger.
Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? He has written particularly extensively on race and r Lewis Ricardo Gordon is an American philosopher who works in the areas of Africana philosophy, philosophy of human and gkrdon sciences, phenomenology, philosophy of existence, social and political theory, postcolonial thought, theories of race and racism, philosophies of liberation, aesthetics, philosophy of education, and philosophy of religion.
John Gillespie rated it it was amazing Jun antjblack, The possibility of self-denial is developed through an examination of Sartre’s theory of pre-reflective consciousness, the imagination, and the contradictory and ironic “nature” of human reality.
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