Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race / Edition 1

Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race / Edition 1

by Charles W. Mills
     
 

Charles Mills makes visible in the world of mainstream philosophy some of the crucial issues of the black experience. Ralph Ellison's metaphor of black invisibility has special relevance to philosophy, whose demographic and conceptual "whiteness" has...See more details below

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Charles Mills makes visible in the world of mainstream philosophy some of the crucial issues of the black experience. Ralph Ellison's metaphor of black invisibility has special relevance to philosophy, whose demographic and conceptual "whiteness" has...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801484711
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Non-Cartesian Sums: Philosophy and the African-American Experience
Chapter 2 - Alternative Epistemologies
Chapter 3 -"But What Are You Really?' The Metaphysics of Race
Chapter 4 -Dark Ontologies: Blacks, Jews, and White Supremacy
Chapter 5 -Revisionist Ontologies: Theorizing White Supremacy
Chapter 6 - The Racial Polity
Chapter 7 - White Right: The Idea of a Herrenvolk Ethics
Chapter 8 - Whose Fourth of July? Frederick Douglass and "Original Intent"
Notes
Index

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