Critical Philosophy of Race Library
The Critical Philosophy of Race Library contains books on loan from the collection of Robert Bernasconi on topics related to critical philosophy of race broadly conceived. It contains a number of rare items including runs of a number of important journals. These include De Bow’s Review (1850-1859); The American Journal of Science (vols 1-48; 1846-1869); The Journal of American Folklore (vols 1-88; 1888-1975); The South African Journal of Science (vols 11-47; 1914-1950). There is a special section of the library devoted to books on South Africa including the Statutes from 1927 to 1937 (22 volumes). The collection is constantly growing and includes a significant number of reprints of major historical texts in critical philosophy of race as well as recent monographs. The library is a non-lending resource that is open, by appointment, to Penn State students and faculty as well as visiting scholars.