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Race


Race

A Philosophical Introduction
3. Aufl.

von: Paul C. Taylor

17,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 18.11.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781509532926
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 280

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<p>The third edition of <i>Race: A Philosophical Introduction</i> continues to provide the definitive guide to a topic of major contemporary importance. In this thoroughly updated and revised volume, Paul Taylor outlines the main features and implications of race-thinking, while engaging the ideas of important figures such as Linda Alcoff, K. Anthony Appiah, W. E. B. Du Bois, Michel Foucault and Sally Haslanger. The result is a comprehensive but accessible introduction to philosophical race theory and to a non-biological and situational notion of race, which blends metaphysics and social epistemology, aesthetics, analytic philosophy and pragmatic philosophy of experience.</p> <p>Taylor approaches the key questions in philosophy of race: What is race-thinking? Don’t we know better than to talk about race now? Are there any races? What is it like to have a racial identity? And how important, ethically, is color blindness? On the way to answering these questions, he takes up topics such as mixed-race identity, white supremacy, the relationship between the race concept and other social identity categories, and the impact of race-thinking on our erotic and romantic lives. The concluding section explores the racially fraught issues of policing, immigration, and global justice, and the implications of the political upheavals of the past decade, from the election of Donald Trump to the global upsurge in anti-immigrant populism.</p> <p>Updated throughout, <i>Race</i> remains a vital resource for the educated general reader as well as for students and scholars of ethnic studies, philosophy, sociology, and related fields.</p>
Preface to the Third Edition<br /><br /> Acknowledgments<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Introduction<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 1. The Language of Race<br /><br /> Prologue – Black Power Mixup<br /><br /> 1.1. Race-talk and the invitation to philosophy<br /><br /> 1.2 Setting the context    <br /><br /> 1.3. Taking race seriously<br /><br /> 1.4. Words vs. things<br /><br /> 1.5. What do you mean, “we”?<br /><br /> 1.6. What race-talk does<br /><br /> Bodies (appearance)<br /><br /> Bloodlines (ancestry)<br /><br /> Assigning generic meaning<br /><br /> 1.7. Modern racialism<br /><br /> 1.8. Politics and method<br /><br /> Politics and context<br /><br /> Systems and structures<br /><br /> Process and power<br /><br /> 1.9 Conclusion<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 2. Unnatural Histories     <br /><br /> Prologue – When were Mona’s dumplings?<br /><br /> 2.1. Introduction<br /><br /> 2.2. The pre-modern background<br /><br /> 2.3. Early modern racialism<br /><br /> Table 2.1.  The (early) stages of modern racialism, 1492–1923<br /><br /> 2.4. High modern interpretations of race<br /><br /> 2.5. High modern racial structures<br /><br /> The racial state<br /><br /> Consolidating whiteness<br /><br /> 2.6. Classical racialism vs. critical racialism<br /><br /> 2.7. Late-modern racialism<br /><br /> Table 2.2.  The stages of modern racialism, continued, 1923–2021<br /><br /> On the meaning of civil rights<br /><br /> Transition: The Moynihan Report<br /><br /> 2.8. Post-modern racialism<br /><br /> 2.9. Conclusion<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 3. Three Challenges to Race-Thinking<br /><br /> Prologue – Not Black Black; or, The Wobbly, The Rasta, and the Ex-White Man<br /><br /> 3.1 Introduction<br /><br /> 3.2. Isn’t race-thinking unethical?<br /><br /> 3.3.  What racism is<br /><br /> 3.4. Isn’t racial biology false?<br />  <br /> 3.4.1 The first problem – splitting and discreteness<br /><br /> 3.4.2. The second problem – lumping and clusters<br /><br /> 3.4.3. The third problem – against inheritance<br /><br /> 3.5. Isn’t the race concept just in the way?<br /><br /> 3.5.1 Ethnicity<br /><br /> 3.5.2 Nation<br /><br /> 3.5.3 Class<br /><br /> 3.5.4 Caste<br /><br /> 3.5.5 Sex/gender<br /><br /> 3.6. Mergers and injunctions<br /><br /> 3.7 Conclusion<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 4. What Races Are: Twenty Questions about Racial Metaphysics<br /><br /> Prologue – Race Is, Race Ain’t<br /><br /> 4.1. Introduction<br /><br /> 4.2. Subjects and objects, concepts and conceptions<br /><br /> 4.3. Patterns and proposals, Cornish and criticism<br /><br /> 4.4. Language and reality, irony and asterisks<br /><br /> 4.5. Cost and benefit, culture and nature<br /><br /> 4.6. Conclusion<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 5. Ethics, Existence, Experience<br /><br /> Prologue – Pure; or, The Fourth Life of Mona Rogers<br /><br /> 5.1. Introduction: Who has believed our report<br /><br /> 5.2. Ethical eliminativism (the anti-racist challenge, continued)<br /><br /> The slippery slope and the argument from political realism<br /><br /> The argument from self-realization<br /><br /> 5.3. Existence, identity, and despair<br /><br /> The basics<br /><br /> Despair and doubt, joy and pain<br /><br /> Double consciousness<br /><br /> Micro-diversity<br /><br /> 5.4. Beyond the black-white binary<br /><br /> Latinx peoples, outsider racialization, and the gendered substratum <br /><br /> Asian peoples and model minority racialization<br /><br /> Native Americans and savagism<br /><br /> Arabs, Muslims, and the terrorist panic<br /><br /> 5.5 Experience, invisibility, and embodiment<br /><br /> The basics<br /><br /> Invisibility and the other mind–body problem<br /><br /> From the ontic to the ontological<br /><br /> 5.6 Conclusion<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 6. The Color Question <br /><br /> Prologue – Keanu and the Promotion; or, good job, good teeth<br /><br /> 6.1 Introduction<br /><br /> 6.2. The ethics of endogamy<br /><br /> 6.3. Choices in context<br /><br /> 6.4. Weighing some arguments for endogamy<br /><br /> 6.5. Self-criticism and social criticism<br /><br /> 6.6. Culture, privacy, and policy<br /><br /> 6.7. Color and culture     <br /><br /> 6.8. Affirmative action: background and arguments<br /><br /> 6.9. Affirmative action: suspect classifications<br /><br /> 6.10. Conclusion<br /><br /> <br /><br /> 7. A funny thing happened on the way to post-racialism<br /><br /> Prologue – What’s What We’ll See; or, Nine-Inch Knives and Six-Inch Stimuli<br /><br /> 7.1. La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game)<br /><br /> 7.2. On post-racialism     <br /><br /> 7.3. What the Obamas meant <br /><br /> 7.4. The nexus of immigration and race<br /><br /> 7.5. Immigration enforcement as a racial problem<br /><br /> 7.6. Immigration politics as a racial project<br /><br /> 7.7. Globalization<br /><br /> 7.8. Securitization<br /><br /> 7.9. Conclusion: post-post-racialism and the first white president<br /><br /> <br /><br /> Further Reading<br /><br /> Notes<br /><br /> Index
<p>“Nearly twenty years after its first publication, this book remains the gold standard in the field. This welcome new edition updates its treatment to keep up with the dramatic developments of recent years, above all the shift from the supposed advent of a post-racial United States, symbolized by the Obama presidency, to the unabashed invocation by Donald Trump of a white-supremacist past that had never really gone away.”<br /><b>Charles Mills, CUNY</b></p> <p>“<i>Race: A Philosophical Introduction</i> has proven itself time and time again to be the best introductory text on philosophy of race, with each new edition confirming this status. This third edition proves its worth with updated points of reference, reshaped arguments, and structural re-organization. The result is yet another original and incisive text that will benefit students and challenge scholars.”<br /><b>Chike Jeffers, Dalhousie University</b></p>
<b>Paul C. Taylor</b> is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.

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