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Department of Government
Lloyd Best and epistemic challenges
Independent thought and Caribbean freedom
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Trinidad and Tobago
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies
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Looks at some of the questions Best provoked within the New World arena and his concern with reconstruction at the end of official colonial rule arguing that he goes further than his predecessors in posing epistemological challenges to the inherited Anglo traditon and the adopted American tradition that has partially succeeded it. Concludes that one of the enduring contributions of Best to Caribbean intellectual and political life is his creation of vehicles for philosophical and theoretical speculation to take place.....