Hegel and Africa

  • M. A. R. Habib
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Abstract

This chapter examines Hegel’s fiercely-debated views on Africa, which have often been viewed not only as Eurocentric but also as racist. Considering the debates within Hegelian scholarship, the chapter situates Hegel’s views within a broader tradition of European thought that has persistently denigrated non-European cultures, resorting even to pseudo-science in this endeavor.

Keywords

Hegel and Africa Hegel and racism Hegel and Eurocentrism European philosophy and racism 

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  • M. A. R. Habib
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  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityCamdenUSA

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