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Publication Type
Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Lewis, Rupert
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Government
Title, Analytic
Lloyd Best and epistemic challenges
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Refereed
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Author, Monographic
Ryan, Selwyn
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Editor
Title, Monographic
Independent thought and Caribbean freedom
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Place of Publication
Trinidad and Tobago
Publisher Name
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
2003
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Page(s)
89-101
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Abstract
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.....
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