Anton Wilhelm Amo: The African Philosopher in 18th Europe

By Dwight Lewis Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1700 – c. 1750) – born in West Africa, enslaved, and then gifted to the Duke of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel … Read more…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Reflections on Charlottesville

By Lewis Gordon The following text is a revised transcript of a talk Lewis Gordon gave to the Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) as … Read more…

APA Member Interview: Quassim Cassam

Quassim Cassam

Quassim Cassam was born in Mombasa, Kenya, and lived the early part of his life there, though he lived most of his adult life in the UK. His first … Read more…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Lessons from Aristotle about Truthfulness

By Alexander Bearden President Donald Trump has been called many things. But one scarcely noted label is what’s most obvious—President Trump boasts. He’s a braggart … Read more…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Reaffirming the Norms of Science

This series, Philosophy in the Contemporary World, is aimed at exploring the various ways philosophy can be used to discuss issues of relevance to our … Read more…