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Enhanced Essay Assignment - Caleb Nyquist IAH 207- Section...

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Caleb Nyquist IAH 207- Section 60 Andrea Walsh February 13, 2011 Enhanced Essay Assignment In this mini position paper I will be arguing for the second theory of race which involves Bernier, Voltaire and Kant. My position for this paper is that defining race is only an attempt for personal gain. All three of these authors are good examples when talking about theory two because their writings can be used in order to show how the definition of race can be used for personal or cultural gain. Through Bernier's travels he saw many different kinds of people, and with these experiences was able to divide the earth not by it's regions, but by a few different races. The first reason that supports my claim is that Bernier uses beauty affiliated with the races he characterized for personal gain. While reading Bernier it is obvious that he is not only classifying different races as he has seen them around the world, but at the same time praising his own people, Europeans, through how he writes about the different races. In the book
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