Philosophy and Race in America
By (author) Cornel West
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Keeping Faith by Cornel West
Book Description'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms' - "Artforum". "Keeping Faith" is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of the leading African American intellectuals of our age. Drawing upon the traditions of Western philosophy and modernity, Cornel West critiques structures of power and oppression as they operate within American society and provides a way of thinking about human dignity and difference afresh. Impressive in its scope, West confidently and deftly explores the politics and philosophy of America, the role of the black intellectual, legal theory and the future of liberal thought, and the fate of African Americans. A celebration of the extraordinary lives of ordinary Americans, "Keeping Faith" is a petition to hope and a call to faith in the redemptive power of the human spirit.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415964814
(235mm x 187mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Cornel West
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Presents Black Panther Party members' coordinated responses to the failure of city, state, and federal bureaucrats to address the basic needs of their respective communities. This book makes the case that the programs' methods are viable models for addressing the persistent, basic social injustices and economic problems of American cities.
African American Religious Thought, Paperback (November 2003)
An anthology of African American religious thought, compiled by Eddie Glaude, which is intended to redefine the field of African religious studies. They move it into dialogue with American religion, modernity and the new world.
Heart and Head, Hardback (April 2002)» View all books by Cornel West
Offering a detailed perspective on a new racial, gender, and economic democracy in the United States, Hopkins illustrates that black theology can be the key to personal and global liberation.
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Author Biography - Cornel West
Cornel West (1953-) is currently Professor of Religion at Princeton University. As well as being a prominent public intellectual and a widely read writer on American Politics, Religion and Culture, he also produced a CD, Sketches of My Culture and appeared in the final two films in The Matrix trilogy.
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