31. Justin Smith on Amo and Race in Early Modern Philosophy

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Justin E.H. Smith joins us to discuss Anton Wilhelm Amo against the background of ideas about race in early modern philosophy, including Leibniz.



Further Reading
• J.E.H. Smith, “Christian Platonism and the Metaphysics of Body in Leibniz,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 12 (2004), 43-59.
• J.E.H. Smith, Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life (Princeton: 2011).
• J.E.H. Smith, “‘A Series of Generations': Leibniz on Race,” Annals of Science 70 (2013), 319-35.
• O. Nachtomy and J.E.H. Smith (eds), The Life Sciences in Early Modern Philosophy (Oxford: 2013).
• J.E.H. Smith, “Natives, Nature, and Natural Slavery,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 35 (2014), 81-100.
• J.E.H. Smith, Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference (Princeton: 2015).
• J.E.H. Smith, “Stahl and Leibniz on the Role of the Soul in the Body,” in A. Pelletier (ed.), Leibniz and the Aspects of Reality (Stuttgart: 2015), 111-22.
• Justin E.H. Smith, The Philosopher: A History in Six Types (Princeton: 2016).
• Justin E. H. Smith (ed.), Embodiment (Oxford: 2017).
• S. Menn and J.E.H. Smith (trans), Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body (Oxford: 2020).

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