LUCIUS T. OUTLAW (1944 - )

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  • Anthologies:

    • Critical Social Theory in the Interests of Black Folks.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005.

    • On Race and Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • "Afrocentricity': Critical Considerations."  Companion to African American Philosophy.  Ed. Tommy L. Lott and John Pittman.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.  155-167.

    • “African Philosophy and the History of Philosophy in the West.”  Encyclopedia of African Religions and Philosophy.  Ed. V. Y. Mudimbo.  Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998.

    • “Africana  Philosophy.”  The Journal of Ethics 1 (1997): 265-90.

    • “‘Conserve’ Race? In Defense of W. E. B. Du Bois.”  W. E. B. Du Bois on Race and Culture: Philosophy, Politics and Poetics.  Ed. Bernard Bell, Emily Grosholz, and James Stewart.  London: Routledge, 1996.

    • “On Race and Philosophy.”  Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, New School for Social Research 18.2 (1995): 175-99.

    • “African, African-American, Africana Philosophy.”  Philosophical Forum 24.1-3 (1992-1993): 63-93.

      • African American Perspectives and Philosophical Traditions.  Ed. John P. Pittman.  London: Routledge, 1996.  63-93.

    • "Africana Philosophy."  1992.
    • “Against the Grain of Modernity: the Politics of Difference and the Conservation of ‘Race.’”  Man and World 25.3-4 (1992): 443-68.

    • “Hortense Jeanette Spillers: Reading and Re-Writing ‘The American Grammar Book.’”  Notable Black American Women.  Ed. Jessie Carney Smith.  Detroit: Gale, 1992.

    • “On W. E. B. Du Bois’s ‘The Conservation of Races.’” SAPINA Newsletter 4.1 (1992): 13-28. 

      • Rev. version rpt. in Overcoming Racism and Sexism.  Ed. Linda Bell and David Blumenfeld.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1995.

    • “The Future of ‘Philosophy’ in America.”  Journal of Social Philosophy 22.1 (1991): 162-82.

      • On Race and Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996.  183-204.

    • “Life Worlds, Modernity, and Philosophical Praxis: Race, Ethnicity, and Critical Social Theory.”  Culture and Modernity: East-West Philosophic Perspectives.  Ed. Eliot Deutsch.  Honolulu: U of Hawaii P, 1991.  21-49.

      • On Race and Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996.  159-182.

    • "Towards a Critical Theory of 'Race.’"  Anatomy of Racism.  Ed. David Goldberg.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1990.  58-82.
      • On Race and Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996. 
    • Philosophy, Ethnicity, and Race: the Alfred P. Stiernotte Lectures in Philosophy.  Hamden, CT: Quinnipiac College, 1989.
      • "Philosophy, Ethnicity, and Race."  I AM BECAUSE WE ARE: Readings in Black Philosophy.  Ed. Fred Lee Hord and Jonathan Scott Lee.  Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1995.  304-328.
    • "'African Philosophy'?: Deconstructive and Reconstructive Challenges."  1987.
      • On Race and Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996.  51-73.
    • "Africology: Normative Theory."  1987.
      • On Race and Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1996.  97-134.
    • "Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Social-Political Theory: Critical Thought in the Interest of African Americans."
      • Philosophy Born of Struggle: Anthology of Afro-American Philosophy from 1917.  Ed. Leonard Harris.  Dubuque, IA: Kendall / Hunt, 1983.  Rpt. 2000.  370-397. 


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