October 30 2007 Phil Notes

October 30 2007 Phil Notes - October30,2007 PhilosophyNotes

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October 30, 2007 Philosophy Notes Introduction to Philosophy Ethics: Part 3 Race, Racism, and Reparations NEXT EXAM NOV 20 RACE, RACISM, AND REPARATIONS This book is endorsed strongly by the most influential philosophers in these fields of inquiry. Other philosophy books deal with race OR racism OR reparations. They provide incomplete pictures of the overall problems as they relate to each other. Purpose of this book is to address problems or race, racism, AND reparations. For the problem of race often leads to racism, which in some cases requires reparations. The book: Provides the first philosophical analysis of the nature of ethnic identity and Latino identity. Provides the first philosophical analysis of the nature of racism. Provides the basis of a new theory of affirmative action. Provides a new argument about reparations for BOTH American Indians and Blacks. Ch 1: RACE - Primitive “race” theories: genetic features used to categorize humans into separate groups. - Morphological features: hair texture, facial features, skin color, etc. - Racial groups: Negroid (black), Caucasoid (white), mongoloid (Asian). The Death of Race (we ought to get rid of it):
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