Philosophy Imprisoned: The Love of Wisdom in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Philosophy Imprisoned: The Love of Wisdom in the Age of Mass Incarceration


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ISBN-13: 9781498500715
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sarah Tyson is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Joshua M. Hall is visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Samford University.

Table of Contents

Part I: Identity
1. Reforming Me, Philosophy, Timothy Greenlee
2. What’s Wrong with Us?: Outsider Ethics and Mass Incarceration, Chris Lenn
3. Emancipating the Carceral Subject: A Propaedeutic to an Integrated Prison Pedagogy, John Douglas Macready
4. Women Haters Club: Maximized Misogyny in Men’s Prisons and Its Tie to the Patriarchy, Anders “Andy” Benander, III
5. Criminal Masculinity: Male Prisons and the Construction of Gender, Natalie Cisneros
6. Du Bois, Foucault, and Self-Torsion: Criterion of Imprisoned Art, Joshua M. Hall
7. One Foot in Darkness, Spoon Jackson

Part Two: Community
8. A Prisoner’s Perspective on Prison, Arlando “Tray” Jones III
9. Awakenings and Seductions: Text, Literacy and the Lived Experience of Fathers in Prison, William Muth and Ginger Walker
10. Hegel Goes to Prison: Punishment, Education, and Mutual Recognition, Eric Anthamatten
11. Unchained Melody: Philosophical Reflections from the Working Classics Program, Michael DeWilde with students Abigail DeHart, Katie Stefanek and Emily Stroka
12. Just Visiting: Epistemic Obstacles to Justice on Death Row, Lisa McLeod
13. Prisoners: “They’re Animals” and Their Animals, Drew Leder with Vincent Greco
14. Organizing Dead Matter into Effective Energy, Andre Pierce
15. Re-humanizing the Inmate: Wacquant on Race-making, Sequestered Spaces, and the Quest for a “We” Narrative, Cynthia Nielsen
16. Free Spirit in the House of the Dead, Atif Rafay
17. Cartesian Meditations: Voice, Body, Mind and Prison, Aislinn O’Donnell and Anonymous Contributors

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