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by John Arthur

eBook Race, Equality, and the Burdens of History ePub
Author: John Arthur
Language: English
ISBN: 052187937X
ISBN13: 978-0521879378
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (September 17, 2007)
Pages: 340
Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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John Arthur examines the concepts of race and racism and discusses racial equality, poverty and race . John Arthur died of cancer in January 2007, after completing this book.

John Arthur examines the concepts of race and racism and discusses racial equality, poverty and race, reparations and affirmative action, and merit in ways that cut across the usual political lines. He was professor of philosophy and Director of the Program in Philosophy, Politics and Law at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

John Arthur philosophically addresses the problems of racism and the legacy of past racial discrimination in the United States

John Arthur philosophically addresses the problems of racism and the legacy of past racial discrimination in the United States. Offering a thorough analysis of the concepts of race and racism, Arthur also discusses racial equality, poverty and race, reparations and affirmative action, and merit in ways that cut across the usual political lines.

John Arthur examines the concepts of race and racism and discusses racial equality. Overall, Arthur's book sheds light on several key conceptual issues that scholars and citizens must navigate to repair the legacy of racism in the United States, particularly the deep history of antiblack racism. Bruce Baum, The University of British Columbia, Perspectives on Politics.

John Arthur philosophically addresses the problems of racism and the legacy of past racial discrimination in the United States. Offering a thorough analysis of the concepts of race and racism, Arthur. John Arthur philosophically addresses the problems of racism and the legacy of past racial discrimination in the United States.

Arthur begins with a characterization of racism and a discussion of the metaphysics of race. He then offers a reflection on the characteristics of slavery as practiced in the United States and a discussion of racial equality. He provides a careful assessment of the causes of poverty and racial disparities in income, wealth, and social problems around which racial debates revolve. The final third of the book is dedicated to exploring the moral requirements and pitfalls involved in addressing the historical legacy of slavery and attempting to remedy disparities in wealth and life prospects.

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John Arthur wrote three books, the last of which was published posthumously. Race, equality, and the burdens of history. Cambridge, UK New York: Cambridge University Press.

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This book philosophically addresses problems of past racial discrimination in the United States. John Arthur examines the concepts of race and racism and discusses racial equality, poverty and race, reparations and affirmative action, and merit in ways that cut across the usual political lines. A former civil-rights plaintiff and professor at an historically black college in the South, Arthur draws on both personal experience and rigorous philosophical training in this account. His nuanced conclusions about the meaning of merit, the defects of affirmative action, the importance of apology, and the need for true equality illuminate one of America's most vexing problems and offer a way forward. His book is relevant to any society struggling with racial differences and past injustices. John Arthur died of cancer in January 2007, after completing this book. He was professor of philosophy and Director of the Program in Philosophy, Politics and Law at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He is the author of Words That Bind: Judicial Review and the Grounds of Modern Constitutional Theory, The Unfinished Constitution: Philosophy and Constitutional Practice, and Studying Philosophy: A Guide for the Perplexed. From 1979 until the time of his death, Professor Arthur was the editor of one of the most widely used ethics anthologies in the United States, Morality and Moral Controversies, soon to be published in its 8th edition .
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