West is Professor of African-American Studies and Religion at Harvard
University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has published the books Prophesy
Deliverance: An Afro-American Revolutionary Christianity (1982), Post-Analytic
Philosophy (1985), Prophetic Fragments (1988), The American Evasion of
Philosophy (1989), The Ethical Dimensions of Marxist Thought (1991), Breaking
Bread (1991), Prophetic Reflections (1991), Prophetic Thought in Post Modern
Times (1991) and Race Matters (1993).