Race, justice and American intellectual traditions / Stuart Rosenbaum
- Rosenbaum, Stuart E.
- Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- vii, 120 pages ; 22 cm.
- Prologue -- Part I. Our problem, our justice, our past -- Justice and race -- Western justice -- John Stuart Mill and the liberal tradition -- Milton Friedman, American economist and liberal (1912-2006) -- John Rawls, American philosopher (1921-2002) -- Retrospect and more -- Part II. Our problem, our responsibility, our future -- Michael Sandel's insight -- W.E.B. DuBois and John Dewey -- Some contemporaries -- Our future.
- Some American intellectual traditions, although pristine in appearance, are racist at their core. This book reveals the racism inherent in those Platonist and Enlightenment moral traditions that motivate much contemporary rhetoric.
- 9783319761978 (hardback)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-114) and index.
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