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Pithouse, Richard (2003) THAT THE TOOL NEVER POSSESS THE MAN: Taking Fanonís Humanism Seriously. History & African Studies Seminar, University of Natal March: 1-24.

The key argument in this article is that there are three good reasons to take Fanonís humanism seriously. The first is that he took it seriously; the second is that he wrote to wrest humanism from the distortions of racism and colonialism; and the third reason is that Fanonís humanism is a moment in the movement that Michael Hart and Antonio Negri call revolutionary humanism and which they distinguish from reactionary humanism. The second and more subterranean argument is that Fanonís humanism provides an opportunity to revitalise our thinking and practice of politics in contemporary South Africa.

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