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The Toxic History of Philosophy's Racism

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Hegel believed that the African mind-set invited slavery.
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That much-ballyhooed crisis in the humanities? Maybe it’s not what humanities professors usually whine about—the decline of institutional support for their disciplines, the shunning of their majors by students from Generation Smartphone.

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