Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

2016.02.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Iván Jaksic (ed.), Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics, Columbia University Press,
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2016.02.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Iván Jaksic (ed.), Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics, Columbia University Press, 2015, 274pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780231169448. Reviewed by James B. Haile, Bucknell University This book is at once a project of philosophical content — that is, it is about Hispanic/Latino identity through a philosophical lens — and a project concerned with philosophical praxis — that is, the proper methods of philosophical analysis that allows the development of the philosophical content. As such, it can be and should read on multiple levels. For undergraduate and graduate students, it may serve to introduce Jorge J. E. Gracia’s work through an examination of the field of race-theory historically and contemporaneously. Junior and senior scholars, though, may be able to engage this history and the contemporary debates, but from the perspective of philosophical methodology. It is. . .

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