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By Joshua Glasgow

ISBN-10: 0415990726

ISBN-13: 9780415990721

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ISBN-13: 9780415990738

Social commentators have lengthy requested no matter if racial different types may be conserved or eradicated from our practices, discourse, associations, and maybe even inner most techniques. In A idea of Race, Joshua Glasgow argues that this set of decisions unnecessarily provides us with too few options.

Using either conventional philosophical instruments and up to date mental examine to enquire folks understandings of race, Glasgow argues that, as generally conceived, race is an phantasm. notwithstanding, our urgent have to communicate to and make experience of social existence calls for that we hire anything like racial discourse. those competing pressures, Glasgow keeps, finally require us to prevent conceptualizing race as whatever organic, and as an alternative know it as a wholly social phenomenon.

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