Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine
192 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus.
Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4098-6 | $55.00 | £36.00
At a time when almost all African American college students attended black colleges, philosopher William Fontaine was the only black member of the Penn faculty. Bruce Kuklick sheds light on Fontaine’s career as a black scholar as well as on the discipline of philosophy and academic life at mid-century.
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