The Idea of Race (Paperback)

By Robert Bernasconi, Tommy L. Lott (Editor)

Hackett Publishing Company, 9780872204584, 256pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2000

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A survey of the historical development of the idea of race, this anthology offers pre-twentieth century theories about the concept of race, classic twentieth century sources reiterating and contesting ideas of race as scientific, and several philosophically relevant essays that discuss the issues presented. A general Introduction gives an overview of the readings. Headnotes introduce each selection. Includes suggested further readings.

About the Author

Robert Bernasconi is Moss Professor of Philosophy, University of Memphis. Tommy L. Lott is Professor of Philosophy, San Jose State University.