Philosophy And The Mixed Race Experience by Tina Fernandes BottsPhilosophy And The Mixed Race Experience by Tina Fernandes Botts

Philosophy And The Mixed Race Experience

EditorTina Fernandes BottsContribution byLinda Martín Alcoff, Ronald Robles Sundstrom

Hardcover | January 21, 2016

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Philosophy and the Mixed Race Experience is a collection of essays by philosophers about the mixed race experience. Each essay is meant to represent one of three possible things: (1) what the philosopher sees as the philosopher's best work, (2) evidence of the possible impact of the philosopher's mixed race experience on the philosopher's work, or (3) the philosopher's philosophical take on the mixed race experience. The book has two primary goals: (1) to collect together for the first time the work of professional, academic philosophers who have had the mixed race experience, and (2) to bring these essays together for the purpose of adding to the conversation on the question of the degree to which factical identity and philosophical work may be related. The book also examines the possible relationship between the mixed race experience and certain philosophical positions.
Tina Fernandes Botts is visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Oberlin College and postdoctoral fellow in the Consortium for Faculty Diversity in Liberal Arts Colleges.
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Title:Philosophy And The Mixed Race ExperienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:334 pages, 9.17 × 6.32 × 1.14 inPublished:January 21, 2016Publisher:Lexington BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1498509428

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Table of Contents

Foreword, by Linda Martín AlcoffEditor's Introduction: Toward a Mixed Race Theory, by Tina Fernandes BottsPart 1: Mixed Race Political TheoryChapter 1: Responsible Multiracial Politics, with a new postscript, by Ronald Robles SundstromChapter 2: Mixed Race Identity in Britain: Finding Our Roots in the Post Racial Era, by Gabriella Beckles-RaymondPart 2: Mixed Race MetaphilosophyChapter 3: Through the Looking Glass: What Philosophy Looks Like from the Inside When You're Not Quite There, by Marina OshanaChapter 4: Being and Not Being, Knowing and Not Knowing, by Jennifer Lisa VestChapter 5: A Mixed Race (Philosophical) Experience, by Tina Fernandes BottsPart 3: Mixed Race OntologyChapter 6: The Fluid Symbol of Mixed Race, by Naomi ZackChapter 7: On Being Mixed, by Linda Martín AlcoffChapter 8: Race and Ethnic Identity, by J.L.A. GarciaPart 4: Mixed Race and Major FiguresChapter 9: Through a Glass, Darkly: A Mixed-Race Du Bois, by Celena SimpsonChapter 10: German Chocolate: Why Philosophy is So Personal, by Timothy J. GoldenPart 5: Mixed Race EthicsChapter 11: Who is Afraid of Racial and Ethnic Self-Cleansing? In Defense of the Virtuous Cosmopolitan, by Jason D. HillAfterword, by Naomi ZackEpilogue, by Tina Fernandes Botts

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Philosophy and the Mixed Race Experience is the leading philosophical text on the philosophy of mixed race.  Sensitive to the relations between the social position and personal experiences of thinkers and the insights they can bring to philosophy, this collection highlights the perspectives of mixed race philosophers.  In this volume, Tina Botts and contributors show how mixed race experiences are important not only for the philosophy of race and moral and political philosophy, but for the practice of philosophy overall.