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CORNEL WEST (1953 - )

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  • Anthologies:

    • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.

    • Beyond Eurocentrism and Multiculturalism.  2 Vols.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.

      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Vol. 2.  

      • Prophetic Thoughts in Postmodern Times.  Vol. 1.

    • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.

    • Race Matters.  Boston: Beacon, 1993.

    • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.

  • Edited Works:

    • The Courage to Hope: from Black Suffering to Human Redemption.  Ed. West and Quinton Hosford Dixie.  Boston: Beacon, 1999.
    • Struggles in the Promised Land: Toward a History of Black-Jewish Relations in the United States.  Ed. West and Jack Salzman.  Oxford: OUP, 1997.
    • Out There: Marginalization and Contemporary Cultures.  Ed. West, Russell Ferguson, Martha Gever, and Trihn T. Minh-ha.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990

    • Post-Analytic Philosophy.  Ed. West and John Rajchman.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1985.

    • Theology in the Americas: Detroit II Conference Papers.  Ed. West, Margaret Coakley, and Caridad Guidote.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1982.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • "Afterword: Philosophy and the Funk of Life."  Cornel West: a Critical Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.
    • The African American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Century.  By West and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  New York: Perseus, 2000.
    • "A Grand Tradition of Struggle."  English Journal 89.6 (2000): 39-44.
    • "Black Theology and Human Identity."  Black Faith and Public Talk: Critical Essays on James H. Cone's Black Theology and Black Power.  Ed. Dwight Hopkins.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1999.
    • "The Moral Obligations of Living in a Democratic Society."  The Good Citizen.  Ed. David Batstone and Eduardo Mendieta.  New York: Routledge, 1999.  5-12.
    • The War Against Parents.  By West and Sylvia Ann Hewlett.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
    • The Future of American Progressivism.  By West and Roberto Unger.  Boston: Beacon, 1998.
    • "A Symposium on the Life and Work of Sterling Brown." Symposium with West, Chet Lasell, Eleanor Norton, Paulo Giddings, Sterling Stuckey, and Wahneema Lubiano.  Callaloo 21.4 (1998): 1038-1074.
    • "Ethnicity."  Men of Color: Fashion, History, Fundamentals.  Ed. Lloyd Boston.  New York: Artisan, 1998.
    • "Preface."  On America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago.  By LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman.  Detroit: Gale, 1997.
    • "Walking the Tightrope: Some Personal Reflections on Blacks and Jews."  Struggles in the Promised Land: Toward a History of Black-Jewish Relations in the United States.  Ed. Jack Salzman and Cornel West.  Oxford: OUP, 1997. 
      • Rpt. as "Tensions with Jewish Friends and Foes."  Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  530-535.
    • The Future of the Race.  By West and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  New York: Knopf, 1996.
    • Jews and Blacks: a Dialogue on Race, Religion, and Culture in America.  By Gates and Michael Lerner.  New York: Dutton/Plume, 1996.
    • "Affirmative Action in Context."  The Affirmative Action Debate.  Ed. George Curry.  Reading, NY: Addison Wesley, 1996.  31-35. 
      • Rpt. as "On Affirmative Action."  Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  495-498.
    • "Populism and the 1996 Elections." Tikkun 11.5 (1996): 35-37.
    • Jews and Blacks: Let the Healing Begin.  By West and Michael Lerner.  New York: Grosset / Putnam, 1995.

    • ""Race and Social Justice in America."  Liberal Education 80.3 (1994): 32-39.
    • "The Rift Between Blacks and Jews."  By Leon Wieseltier, Thulani Davis, Midge Decter, Cornel West, Michael Lerner and Randall Kennedy.  Time 143 (28 February 1994): 28-34.
      • Prophetic Thoughts in Postmodern Times.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.

    • "Blacks vs. Jews: the Traps of Tribalism."  Emerge 4.3 (1993): 42-44. 
      • Race MattersBoston: Beacon, 1993.  103-116.
    • "Conclusion: the Author Responds."  A Symposium on West's The Ethical Dimensions of Marxist ThoughtMonthly Review 45.2 (1993): 57-60.
    • "Horace Pippin's Challenge to Art Criticism."  I Tell My Heart: the Art of Horace Pippin.  By Judith E. Stein.  Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts and Universe Publishing, 1993.  44-53. 
      • Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  447-455.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  55-66. 
    • "Response."  Symposium on West's The American Evasion of Philosophy (with Robert Westbrook, Garry Brodsky, and Lorenzo Simpson).  Praxis International 13.1 (April 1993): 46-49.
    • “Learning to Talk of Race.”  The New York Times Magazine August 2, 1992. 

      • I Am Because We Are: Readings in Black Philosophy.  Ed. Fred Lee Hord and Jonathan Scott Lee.  Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1995, 1992.   350-355.

    • "Black Anti-Semitism and the Rhetoric of Resentment."  Tikkun 7.1 (1992): 15-16.
    • "Black Leadership and the Pitfalls of Racial Reasoning."  Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality.  Ed. Toni Morrison.  New York: Pantheon, 1992.  390-401.
      • Race MattersBoston: Beacon, 1993.  35-49.
    • "Equality and Identity."  American Prospect 9 (1992): 119-122. 
      • Race MattersBoston: Beacon, 1993.  93-99.
    • "Identity: a Matter of Life and Death."  October 61 (1992): 20-23. 
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  163-168.
    • "Malcolm X and Black Rage."  Malcolm X in Our Own Image.  Ed. Joe Wood.  New York: St. Martin's, 1992. 
      • Race MattersBoston: Beacon, 1993.  135-151.
    • "Philosophy and the Urban Underclass."  The Underclass Question.  Ed. Bill Lawson.  Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1992. 
      • Prophetic Thoughts in Post-Modern TimesMonroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  143-158.
    • Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life.  By West and bell hooks.  Boston: South End Press, 1991.

    • The Ethical Dimensions of Marxist Thought.  New York: Monthly Review, 1991.

    • "Decentering Europe: a Memorial Lecture for James Snead."  By West and Colin MacCabe."  James Snead Memorial Issue.  Critical Quarterly 33.1 (1991): 1-19. 
      • Prophetic Thoughts in Post-Modern TimesMonroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  119-142.
    • "Diverse New World."  Democratic Left 19.4 (July 1991): . 
      • Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers.  Ed. Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon.  Boston: Bedford, 1997.  557-562.
      • Debating PC: the Controversy over Political Correctness on College Campuses.  Ed. Paul Berman.  New York: Laurel / Dell, 1992. 
    • "Nihilism in Black America: a Danger that Corrodes from Within."  Dissent 38.2 (1991): 221-226. 
      • Reflections: an Anthology of African American Philosophy.  Ed. James A. Montmarquet and William H. Hardy.  Belmont, CA:  Wadsworth, 2000.  281-286.
      • Race MattersBoston: Beacon, 1993.  17-31.
    • "The Postmodern Crisis of Black Intellectuals."  Cultural Studies.  Ed. Lawrence Grossberg, Cary Nelson, and Paula Treichler.  London: Routledge, 1991.  689-696. 
      • Prophetic Thoughts in Post-Modern Times Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  87-101.
    • "Postmodern Culture."  The Columbia History of the American Novel.  Ed. Emory Elliot.  New York: Columbia UP, 1991.
    • "Response."  To Robert Gooding-Williams and Robert Corrington.  American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience 90.3 (1991): 26-28.
    • "Theory, Pragmatism, and Politics."  Consequences of Theory: Selected Papers from the English Institute, 1987-88.  Ed. Jonathan Arac and Barbara Johnson.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1991. 
      • Pragmatism: From Progressivism to Postmodernism.  Ed. Robert Hollinger and David Depew.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995.  314-325.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  89-106. 
    • "The Limits of Neopragmatism."  Southern California Law Review 63.1 (1990): 1747-1762. 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  183-187.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  135-142.
      • Pragmatism in Law and Society.  Ed. Michael Brint and William Weaver.  Boulder, CO: Westview, 1991. 
    • "The New Cultural Politics of Difference."  October 53 (1990): 93-109. 
      • Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  119-139.
      • The Postmodern Turn.  Ed. Steven Seidman.  Cambridge: CUP, 1994.  65-81.
      • The Cultural Studies Reader.  Ed. Simon During.  London: Routledge, 1993.  203-220. 
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  3-32. 
      • Race, Identity and Representation in Education.  Ed. McCarthy Cameron and Warren Crichlow.  London: Routledge, 1993.  11-23. 
      • Out There, Marginalization and Contemporary Cultures.  Ed. West, Russell Ferguson, Martha Gever, and Trihn T. Minh-ha.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990.  19-36. 
    • "The Religious Foundations of the Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr."  We Shall Overcome: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Freedom Struggle.  Ed. Peter Albert and Ronald Hoffman.  New York: Pantheon, 1990. 
      • Rpt. as "Prophetic Christian as Organic Intellectual: Martin Luther King, Jr."  Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  425-434.
    • "The Role of Law in Progressive Politics."  The Politics of Law: a Progressive Critique.  Rev. Ed.  Ed. David Kairys.  New York: Pantheon, 1990.  468-478.  708-719. 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  269-277.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  251-270. 
    • "Symposium on the Renaissance of Pragmatism in American Legal Thought."  By West, Hilary Putnam and Richard Rorty.  Southern California Law Review 63.6 (1990): 1911-1928.
    • The American Evasion of Philosophy: a Genealogy of Pragmatism.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1989.

    • "Black-Jewish Dialogue: Beyond Rootless Universalism and Ethnic Chauvinism."  Tikkun 4.4 (1989): 95-97.
    • "The Black Underclass and Black Philosophers."  1989.
      • I AM BECAUSE WE ARE: Readings in Black Philosophy.  Ed. Fred Lee Hord and Jonathan Scott Lee.  Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1995.  356-366.
    • "Critical Reflections on Art."  Artforum 28 (November 1989): 120-121. 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  443-446.
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  19-24. 
    • "Hegel, Hermeneutics, Politics: a Reply to Charles Taylor."  Cardozo Law Review 10.5-6 (1989): 871-875. 
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  227-234.
    • "Present Socio-Political-Economic Movements for Change."  We Are One Voice: Black Theology in the USA and South Africa.  Ed. Simon Maimela and Dwight Hopkins.  Braamfontein, South Africa: Skotaville, 1989.  
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  183-197.
    • "CLS and a Liberal Critic."  Yale Law Journal 97.5 (1988): 757-771. 
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  207-226.
    • "The Crisis of Black Leadership."  Z Magazine 1.2 (1988): 22-25. 
      • Race Matters.  Boston: Beacon, 1993.  53-70.
    • "Marxist Theory and the Specificity of Afro-American Oppression."  Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture.  Ed. Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossberg.  Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1988.  17-24.
      • African American Philosophy: Selected Readings.  Ed. Tommy L. Lott.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Higher Education, 2001.  290-301.
    • "Prophetic Theology."  The Kairos Covenant: Standing with South African Christians.  Ed. Willis H. Logan.  New York: Friendship, 1988. 
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  223-233.
    • "Reassessing the Critical Legal Studies Movement."  Loyola Law Review 34 (1988): 265-275. 
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  195-206.
    • "Review of Cedric Robinson, Black Marxism: the Making of the Black Radical Tradition."  Monthly Review 40 (1988): 51-56. 
      • Rpt. as "Black Radicalism and the Marxist Tradition."  Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  169-175.
    • "Between Dewey and Gramsci: Unger's Emancipatory Experimentalism."  Northwestern University Law Review 81.4 (1987): 941-951.
    • "Black Culture and Postmodernism."  Remaking History.  Ed. Barbara Kruger and Phil Mariani.  New York: Norton, 1987.  87-96. 
      • A Postmodern Reader.  Ed. Joseph Natoli and Linda Hutcheon.  Albany: SUNY Press, 1993.  390-397.
    • "Demystifying the New Black Conservatism."  Praxis International 7.2 (1987): 143-151. 
      • Race Matters.  Boston: Beacon, 1993.  73-90.
    • "Lionel Trilling: Neo-Conservative Godfather."  New Politics 1 (1987): 233.
    • "Metaphysics."  The Encyclopedia of Religion.  Vol. 9.  Ed. Mercea Eliade.  New York: Macmillan, 1987.  485-487.
    • "Minority Discourse and Canon Formation."  Yale Journal of Criticism 1.1 (Fall 1987): 193-201. 
      • Rpt. as "Minority Discourse and the Pitfalls of Canon Formation."  Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies.  Ed. Robert Davis and Ronald Schleifer.  New York: Longmans, 1998.  50-56.
      • Rpt. as "Black Critics and the Pitfalls of Canon Formation."  Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  33-43. 
    • "Race and Social Theory: Towards a Genealogical Materialist Analysis."  The Year Left 2.  By Mike Davis, et al.  London: Verso, 1987. 
      • Rpt. as "Race and Social Theory."  Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  251-263.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  251-270. 
    • "Critical Theory and Christian Faith."  The Witness 69 (1986). 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  112-123.
    • "Dispensing with Metaphysics in Religious Thought."  Religion and Intellectual Life 3.3 (Spring 1986): 53-56. 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  267-270.
    • "Left Strategies: a View from Afro-America."  Socialist Review 86 (1986):41-49. 
      • Rpt. as "Left Strategies Today."  Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  137-143.
    • "Neo-Aristotelianism, Liberalism, and Socialism: a Christian Perspective."  Christianity and Capitalism: Perspectives on Religion, Liberalism and the Economy.  Ed. Bruse Grelle.  Chicago: Center for the Scientific Study of Religion, 1986.  79-89. 
      • Rpt. as "Alasdair MacIntyre, Liberalism, and Socialism: a Christian Perspective."  Prophetic FragmentsGrand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  124-136.
    • "Postmodernity and Afro-America."  Art Papers 10 (1986). 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  168-170.
    • "Afterword: the Politics of American Neo-Pragmatism."  Post-Analytic Philosophy.  Ed. West and John Rajchman.  New York: Columbia UP, 1985.  259-275.
    • "Anti-Imperialist Struggle and Black Americans."  LUCHA (June 1985). 
      • Prophetic FragmentsGrand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  74-78.
    • "Contemporary Afro-American Social Thought."  Over Here: an American Studies Journal 5.2 (Winter 1985): 11-16.
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  50-54.
    • "The Dilemma of the Black Intellectual."  Cultural Critique 1.1 (1985): 109-124. 
      • Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  302-315.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  67-85. 
      • Breaking Bread.  131-146. 
      • Critical Quarterly 29.4 (Winter 1987): 39-52. 
    • "The Historicist Turn in Philosophy of Religion."  Knowing Religiously.  Ed. Leroy S. Rouner.  Notre Dame: Notre Dame UP, 1985. 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  360-371.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  119-134; 298-299. 
    • "Toward a Socialist Theory of Racism."  Pamphlet.  New York: Institute for Democratic Socialism, 1985. 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  97-108.
    • "On Black-Jewish Relations."  Christianity and Crisis 44.7 (30 April 1984): 149-150. 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  171-173.
    • "The Paradox of the Afro-American Rebellion."  The 60s without Apology.  Ed. Sohnya Sayres.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1984.  44-58. 
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  271-291.
    • "The Prophetic Tradition in Afro-America."  The Drew Gateway 54.2-3 (1984-1985): . 
      • Let Justice Roll: Prophetic Challenges in Religion, Politics, and Society.  Ed. Neal Riemer.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999.  89-100.
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  38-49. 
    • "Race and Class in Afro-American History."  Le Monde Diplomatique (October 1984). 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  94-96.
    • "Reconstructing the American Left: the Challenge of Jesse Jackson."  Social Text 11 (1984): 3-19.
    • "Religion and the Left: an Introduction."  Monthly Review 36.3 (1984): 9-19. 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  372-379.
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  13-21.
    • "Subversive Joy and Revolutionary Patience in Black Christianity."  Le Monde Diplomatique (October 1984). 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  435-439.
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  161-165. 
    • "Where Christian Rhetoric about Love and Moral Arguments about Rights Fall Short: a Systemic Understanding of Torture."  Pamphlet.  Philadelphia: American Christians for the Abolition of Torture, 1984.
    • "Whither Liberation Theology?  Review of Juan Luis Segundo, Faith and Ideologies."  Commonweal 111 (27 January 1984): 53-57. 
      • Rpt. as the first part of "On Liberation Theology: Segundo and Hinkelammert."  Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  393-398.
      • Rpt. as "On Juan Luis Segundo's Faith and Ideologies.Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  197-202. 
    • "Winter in Afro-America."  Christianity and Crisis 43 (23 January 1984): 516-517. 
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  35-37.
    • "Winter in the West."  Religion and Intellectual Life 1.3 (1984): 86-91. 
      • Cornel West Reader.   Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  421-424.
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  246-249.
    • "The Black Church and Socialist Politics."  Third World Socialists 1.2 (1983): 16-19. 
      • Prophetic FragmentsGrand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  67-73.
    • "Black Theology of Liberation as Critique of Capitalist Civilization."  Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center 10.2 (1983): 67-83.
    • "Martin Luther as Prophet."  Christianity and Crisis 43 (28 November 1983): 444-445. 
      • Prophetic FragmentsGrand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  257-259.
    • "Philosophy, Politics and Power: an Afro-American Perspective."  Philosophy Born of Struggle: Anthology of Afro-American Philosophy from 1917.  Ed. Leonard Harris.  Dubuque, IA: Kendall / Hunt, 1983.  Rpt. 2000.  402-410.
    • Prophesy Deliverance!  An Afro-American Revolutionary Christianity.  Philadelphia: Westminster, 1982.

      • "Introduction: the Sources and Tasks of Afro-American Critical Thought."  15-26.
      • "A Genealogy of Modern Racism."  47-68.
        • Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective.  Ed. Joyce Appleby, et al.  London: Routledge, 1995.
        • Race Critical Theories.  Ed. Philomena Essed and David Theo Goldberg.  
      • "The Four Traditions of Response."  69-94.
        • Reflections: an Anthology of African American Philosophy.  Ed. James A. Montmarquet and William H. Hardy.  Belmont, CA:  Wadsworth, 2000.  109-125.
    • "Fredric Jameson's Marxist Hermeneutics."  Boundary 2: A Journal of Postmodern Literature 11.1-2 (1982-83): 177-200.  
      • Rpt. as "Fredric Jameson's American Marxism."  Cornel West Reader.  1999.  231-250.
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1993.  165-191, 302-306.
      • Revised version pub. as "Ethics and Action in Fredric Jameson's Marxist Hermeneutics."  Postmodernism and Politics.  Ed. Jonathan Arac.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1986.  123-144. 
    • "Lukács: a Reassessment."  The Minnesota Review 19 (Fall 1982): 86-102. 
      • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America.  London: Routledge, 1993.  143-164.
    • "On Afro-American Popular Music: from Bebop to Rap."  Semiotexte (1982): . 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  474-484.
      • Prophetic FragmentsGrand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  177-187. 
      • Le Monde Diplomatique (November 1983). 
    • "The Black Struggle, the Black Church and the U.S. Progressive Movement."  Seeds of a People's Church: Challenge and Promise from the Underside of History.  Ed. Linda Unger and Kathleen Schultz.  Detroit: Seeds of a People's Church, 1981.
    • "Nietzsche's Prefiguration of Postmodern American Philosophy."  Boundary 2 9.3 (1981): 241-269. 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  189-210.
      • Early Postmodernism.  Ed. Paul A. Bové.  Durham: Duke UP, 1995.  265-289. 
    • "Review of Richard Rorty, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature."  Union Seminary Quarterly Review 37.1-2 (1981–1982): 179-185.
    • "Black Theology and Socialist Thought."  The Witness 63.4 (1980): 16-19.
    • "A Philosophical View of Easter."  Dialog: a Journal of Theology 19.1 (Winter 1980): 21-24. 
      • Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  415-420.
      • Prophetic Fragments.  Grand Rapids, MI: Erdmans, 1988.  260-266. 
    • "Socialism, Religion and the Black Struggle."  Religious Socialism 4.4 (1980): 5-8.
    • "Black Theology and Marxist Thought."  Black Theology: a Documentary History 1966-1979.  Ed. Gayraud Wilmore and James Cone.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1979.
    • "Introduction" and "Schleiermacher's Hermeneutics and the Myth of the Given."  Union Seminary Quarterly Review 34.2 (1979): 67-70; 71-84.
    • "Socialism and the Black Church."  New York Circus 3.5 (1979): 5-8.
    • "Philosophy and the Afro-American Experience."  The Philosophical Forum 9.2-3 (Winter-Spring 1977-78): 117-148.
  • Selected Interviews:
    • "Prophetic Alternatives: a Conversation with Cornel West."  Dispatches from the Ivory Tower.  Ed. Manning Marable.  New York: Columbia UP, 2000.
    • "Philosophical Faith in Action."  Harvard Review of Philosophy 7 (1999): 45-55.
    • "Cornel West."  Interview by George Yancy.  African American Philosophers: 17 Conversations.  Ed. George Yancy.  London: Routledge, 1998.  32-48. 
      • "On My Intellectual Vocation."  Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  19-33.
    • "Black-Brown Relations: Are Alliances Possible?"  Interview with Jorge Klor de Alva and Ronald Wakabayashi.  Social Justice 24.2 (1997): 65-83.
    • "I'm Ofay, You're Ofay."  A Conversation with Noel Ignatiev and William 'Upski' Wimsatt. Transition 73 (1997): 176-198.
    • "Interview with John Nichols."  The Progressive 61.1 (1997): 26-29.
    • Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America.  Boston: Beacon, 1997.

    • "Cornel West Talking About Race Matters."  Interview with Kuumba Ferrouillet Kazi.  The Black Collegian 24.1 (1996): 24-35.
    • "Cornel West on Heterosexism and Transformation."  Interview with Vitka Eisen and Mary Kenyatta.  Harvard Educational Review 66.2 (Summer 1996): 356-367. 
      • Rpt. as "Christian Love and Heterosexism."  Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  401-414.
    • "Our Next Race Question: the Uneasiness between Blacks and Latinos."  Dialogue with Jorge Klor de Alva and Earl Shorris.  Harper's Magazine 292.4 (April 1996): 55-63. 
      • Rpt. as "On Black-Brown Relations."  Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  499-513.
      • Latino Studies Reader: Culture, Economy and Society.  Ed. Antonia Darder and Rodolfo D. Torres.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1998.  180-189. 
    • "Cornel West: in Praise of the Combative Spirit."  Interview with Audrey Edwards.  Heart and Soul (31 January 1996): 73.
    • "A Conversation with Cornel West."  Interview by Itabari Njeri.  Los Angeles Times Magazine (22 October 1995): 17-20.
    • "Affirmative Reaction: a Conversation with Cornel West on Talent, Tradition, and the Crisis of the Black Male."  Interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  Transition 68 (1995): 173-186.
    • "After O. J. and the Farrakhan-led Million Man March: is Healing Possible?"  Dialogue with Michael Lerner.  Tikkun 10.6 (1995): 12-21.
    • "American Radicalism."  Interview by Peter Osborne.  Radical Philosophy: a Journal of Socialist and Feminist Philosophy 71 (1995): 27-38. 
      • A Critical Sense: Interviews with Intellectuals.  Ed. Peter Osborne.  London: Routledge, 1996.
    • "On Architecture?"  Interview with Milton Curry and Darell Fields; pub. with West's 1991 lecture on Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.  Appendix 2 (1994): .     
    • "A Conversation with Cornel West."  Interview by Sheldon Hackney.  Humanties 15.2 (1994): 4-7.
    • "A Conversation with Cornel West."  Interview by William Olson and Antonio Callari.  Rethinking Marxism 7.4 (1994): 8-27.
    • West of Righteous."  Interview of West by Anders Stephanson.  Artforum 32.6 (1994): 66-71, 104, 111.
    • "Beyond Eurocentrism and Multiculturalism."  Interview and discussion with Bill Brown, with an excerpt from West's Chicago Humanities Institute Symposium talk.  Modern Philology 90.4 (May 1993): S142-166. 
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  115-144.
    • "Black Politics, Black Leadership: an Interview with Cornel West."  Christian Century 110 (11 August 1993): 774-777.
    • "Trying to Broaden the Framework: Cornel West Seeks Answers in Black and White."  Interview with Dan Wasserstrom and Mark Feeney.  Boston Globe (16 May 1993): 65.
    • "Meeting Race Relations Head-On."  Interview of West.  USA Today (22 June 1993): A11.
    • "On the Responsibility of Intellectuals."  Roundtable interview with West, Margaret Burnham, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., bell hooks, Glenn Loury, Eugene Rivers, and Anthony Appiah.  Boston Review 18.1 (1993).
    • "A Conversation Between Cornel West and Michael Lerner."  Bridges and Boundaries: African Americans and American Jews.  By Jack Salzman, et al.  New York: Jewish Museum, 1992.
    • "Domestic Social Policy after the L.A. Uprising."  Roundtable interview with West, Cynthia Hamilton, Michael Katz, Mickey Kaus, Eric Mann, Lawrence Mead, and Jim Sleeper.  Tikkun 7.4 (1992): 39-44, 74-75.
    • "Subversive Anger, Subversive Joy."  Interview of West by Bill Moyers.  Cross Currents 41.4 (December 1991): 538-546. 
      • Rpt. as "A World of Ideas."  Cornel West ReaderEd. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  294-301.
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  103-112. 
    • "Doubting Thomas."  Roundtable interview with Kimberlé Crenshaw, Harold Cruse, Peter Gabel, Catherine MacKinnon, and Gary Peller.  Tikkun 6.5 (1991): 23-30.
    • "Charlie Parker Didn't Give a Damn."  Interview with Marilyn Berlin Snell.  New Perspectives Quarterly 8.3 (1991): 60-63. 
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  9-17.
    • "The Political Intellectual."  Interview with Anders Stephanson.  Flash Art (1987): . 
      • Cornel West Reader.  Ed. George Yancy.  New York: Basic Civitas, 1999.  278-293.
      • Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.  Monroe, ME: Common Courage, 1993.  81-102. 
      • Universal Abandon?  The Politics of Postmodernism,.  Ed. Andrew Ross.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1988.  268-286. 

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  • Anthologies:

    • Yancy, George, ed.  Cornel West: a Critical Reader.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

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    • Johnson, Clarence S.  Cornel West and Philosophy.  New York: Taylor and Francis, 2002.

    • Pittman, John.  "Postphilosophy, Politics, and 'Race.'"  Postcolonial African Philosophy: a Critical Reader.  Ed. Emmanuel Chukwudu Eze.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.  260-282.

    • Wood, Mark.  Cornel West and the Politics of Prophetic Pragmatism.  Illinois: U of Illinois P, 2000.

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