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Critical Philosophy of Race

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[New Entry by Linda Alcoff on September 15, 2021.] The field that has come to be known as the Critical Philosophy of Race is an amalgamation of philosophical work on race that largely emerged in the late 20th century, though it draws from earlier work. It departs from previous approaches to the question of race that dominated the modern period up until the era of civil rights. Rather than focusing on the legitimacy of the concept of race as a way to characterize human differences, Critical Philosophy of Race approaches...

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News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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