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  1. White on White/Black on Black.Cornel West, Kal Alston, Molefi Kete Asante, Bettina G. Bergo, Robert Bernasconi, Janine Jones, Chris Cuomo, Clarence Sholé Johnson, John H. Mcclendon Iii, Greg Moses, Monique Roelofs, Crispin Sartwell & Anna Stubblefield - 2005 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    White on White/Black on Black is a unique contribution to the philosophy of race. The text explores how 14 philosophers, 7 white and 7 black, philosophically understand the dynamics of the process of racialization.
     
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    Reading Between the Lines: Kathryn Gines on Hannah Arendt and Antiblack Racism.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 2009 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 47 (S1):77-83.
  3. Cornel West & Philosophy: The Quest for Social Justice.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 2003 - Routledge.
    Cornel West's reputation as a public and celebrity intellectual has overshadowed his important contributions to philosophy. Professor Clarence Shole Johnson provides a rectification of this situation in this benchmark, thought-provoking book. After a brief biographical sketch, Johnson leads us through a comprehensive examination of West's philosophy from his conceptions of pragmatism, existentialism, Marxism, and Prophetic Christianity to his persuasive writings on black-Jewish relations, affirmative action, and the role of black intellectuals. Special focus is given to West's writings on ethics and (...)
     
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    Hume's Theory of Moral Responsibility: Some Unresolved Matters.Clarence Shole Johnson - 1992 - Dialogue 31 (01):3-.
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    Yet Another Look at Cognitive Reason and Moral Action in Hume's Ethical System.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1992 - Journal of Philosophical Research 17:225-238.
    But for a very recent exception, Hume has generally been thought to deny that cognitive reason plays a distinctive role in morality. The cornerstone of this view has been his notorious remark that reason is and ought only to be the slave of passion and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey passion. But, this remark notwithstanding, Hume’s view about the significance of intention in moral processes suggests that he does assign to cognitive reason a (...)
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    Yet Another Look at Cognitive Reason and Moral Action in Hume’s Ethical System.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1992 - Journal of Philosophical Research 17:225-238.
    But for a very recent exception, Hume has generally been thought to deny that cognitive reason plays a distinctive role in morality. The cornerstone of this view has been his notorious remark that reason is and ought only to be the slave of passion and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey passion. But, this remark notwithstanding, Hume’s view about the significance of intention in moral processes suggests that he does assign to cognitive reason a (...)
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    Hume on Character, Action and Causal Necessity.Clarence Shole Johnson - 1990 - Auslegung 16 (2):149-164.
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    Lehrer and the Analysis of Knowledge.Clarence Shole Johnson - 1992 - Southwest Philosophy Review 8 (2):89-96.
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    Paulin Hountondji, Africian Philosophy, and Philosophical Methodology.Clarence Shole Johnson - 1998 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 (2):179-195.
    This paper examines Paulin Hountondji's endeavor both to explode what he terms the myth about African philosophy and to elaborate what he deems the reality of African philosophy. Hountondji argues that it is a myth that African philosophy consists in the beliefs collectively held by various ethnic groups. Yet it is this myth that has gained currency in Western circles. Hountondji believes that this myth has been given currency largely by Western ethnographers and ethnophilosophers bent on promoting the idea that (...)
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    Cornel West, African American Critical Thought, and the Quest for Social Justice.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 2001 - Journal of Social Philosophy 32 (4):547–572.
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    Hume's Theory of Moral Responsibility in the Treatise.Clarence Shole Johnson - unknown
  12. Kwasi Wiredu, Cultural Universals and Particulars: An African Perspective Reviewed By.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17 (4):300-302.
     
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    African Philosophy: Myth and Reality Paulin Hountondji 2nd Ed., Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996, Vii + 217 Pp. [REVIEW]Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1999 - Dialogue 38 (03):684-.
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    A Critique of Cornel West's Christo-Marxian Prescription for Social Justice.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 2000 - Social Philosophy Today 16:95-112.
    This essay examines Cornel West's position that social justice for the socially marginalized, especially African Americans, can only be obtained through, among other things, a synthesis of Marxian critique of capitalistic culture and hegemony, and Black prophetic theological outlook. I bring out certain limitations in West's position, in particular, what I construe as his tendency to reduce all forms of oppression to the economic. Furthermore, even as I agree with West that capitalism needs to be examined, I argue, on the (...)
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    The Philosopher as Teacher: Teaching the Canons of Western Philosophy in Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Spelman College Experience.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1995 - Metaphilosophy 26 (4):413-423.
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    Annette Baier on Reason and Morals in Hume's Philosophy. [REVIEW]Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1995 - Dialogue 34 (02):367-.
    Annette Baier should have entitled her book A Progress of Reason and Sentiments instead of A Progress of Sentiments, because one of her chief concerns is the role and significance of reason in Hume's philosophy. She says in the Preface that her aim in the book is “to present Hume's work as exhibiting a progress of thought and sentiment, and acquiring ‘new force as it advances‘” (p. viii). Because the issue of reason in Hume's philosophy is central to her concern, (...)
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  17. Robert Ginsberg, Ed., The Philosopher as Writer Reviewed By.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1988 - Philosophy in Review 8 (6):210-213.
     
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    A Critique of Cornel West’s Christo-Marxian Prescription for Social Justice.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 2000 - Social Philosophy Today 16:95-112.
    This essay examines Cornel West's position that social justice for the socially marginalized, especially African Americans, can only be obtained through, among other things, a synthesis of Marxian critique of capitalistic culture and hegemony, and Black prophetic theological outlook. I bring out certain limitations in West's position, in particular, what I construe as his tendency to reduce all forms of oppression to the economic. Furthermore, even as I agree with West that capitalism needs to be examined, I argue, on the (...)
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    Capaldi's Copernican Reading of Hume.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1994 - Dialogue 33 (01):71-.
    A distinctive characteristic of contemporary Hume scholarship is the attempt by scholars to read Hume both critically and sympathetically. This is itself quite encouraging, especially in view of the misinterpretations to which Hume's views have traditionally been subject. More positively, how-ever, we now have a systematic attempt, hitherto absent, to appreciate the richness and complexity of Hume's views and of the many positive things Hume has to say in philosophy.
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  20. A Critique of Cornel West’s Christo-Marxian Prescription for Social Justice.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 2000 - Social Philosophy Today 16:95-112.
    This essay examines Cornel West's position that social justice for the socially marginalized, especially African Americans, can only be obtained through, among other things, a synthesis of Marxian critique of capitalistic culture and hegemony, and Black prophetic theological outlook. I bring out certain limitations in West's position, in particular, what I construe as his tendency to reduce all forms of oppression to the economic. Furthermore, even as I agree with West that capitalism needs to be examined, I argue, on the (...)
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  21. African Philosophy.Clarence Sholé Johnson - 1999 - Dialogue 38 (3):684-687.
     
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