Should race matter? : unusual answers to the usual ... Read More
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- ISBN: 9780521760867 (hardback)
- ISBN: 0521760860 (hardback)
- ISBN: 9780521149808 (paperback)
- ISBN: 0521149800 (paperback)
- Physical Description: x, 411 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Machine generated contents note: 1. Thinking in black and white; 2. Repairing the slave reparations ... Read More
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1. Thinking in black and white: an introduction to ... Read More
"In this book, philosopher David Boonin attempts ... Read More
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Summary: "In this book, philosopher David Boonin attempts to answer the moral questions raised by five important and widely contested racial practices: slave reparations, affirmative action, hate speech restrictions, hate crime laws, and racial profiling. Arguing from premises that virtually everyone on both sides of the debates over these issues already accepts, Boonin arrives at an unusual and unorthodox set of conclusions, one that is neither liberal nor conservative, color conscious nor color blind. Defended with the rigor that has characterized his previous work but written in a more widely accessible style, this provocative and important new book is sure to spark controversy and should be of interest to philosophers, legal theorists, and anyone interested in trying to resolve the debate over these important and divisive issues"--