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Description - The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation by James O. Young

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation. Explores cultural appropriation in a wide variety of contexts, among them the arts and archaeology, museums, and religion Questions whether cultural appropriation is always morally objectionable Includes research that is equally informed by empirical knowledge and general normative theory Provides a coherent and authoritative perspective gained by the collaboration of philosophers and specialists in the field who all participated in this unique research project

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405161596
ISBN-10: 1405161590
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 163mm x 31mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James O. Young

James O. Young is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Victoria. He has published more than 40 journal articles on the philosophy of language and the philosophy of art and is the author of Global Anti-realism (1995), Art and Knowledge (2001), and Cultural Appropriation and the Arts (2008). Conrad G. Brunk is Professor of Philosophy and past Director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria. Dr. Brunk consults regularly for the Canadian government and international organizations on environmental and health risk management and technology issues. He is the author of numerous articles and texts on ethical issues relating to technology, the environment, law, and professional practice.

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