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Another mind-body problem : a history of racial non-being, John Harfouch

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Another mind-body problem : a history of racial non-being
Title
Another mind-body problem
Title remainder
a history of racial non-being
Statement of responsibility
John Harfouch
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The mind-body problem in philosophy is typically understood as a discourse concerning the relation of mental states to physical states, and the experience of sensation. On this level it seems to transcend issues of race and racism, but Another Mind-Body Problem demonstrates that racial distinctions have been an integral part of the discourse since the Modern period in philosophy. Reading figures such as Descartes, Leibniz, and Kant in their historical contexts, John Harfouch uncovers discussions of mind and body that engaged closely with philosophical and scientific notions of race in metaphysics and the philosophy of mind, in particular in understanding how the mind unites with the body at birth and is then passed on through sexual reproduction. Kant argued that a person's exterior body and interior psyche are bound together, that non-White people lacked reason, and that this lack of reason was carried on through reproduction such that non-Whites were an example of a union of mind and body without full being. Charting the development of this phenomenon from sixteenth-century medical literature to modern-day race discourse, Harfouch argues for new understandings of Descartes's mind-body problem, Fanon's experience of being 'not-yet human,' and the place of racism in relation to one of philosophy's most enduring and canonical problems" -- From the publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harfouch, John,
Index
index present
LC call number
BD450
LC item number
.H28725 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series, philosophy and race
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Mind and body
  • Human beings
  • Race
  • Physical anthropology
  • Human beings
  • Mind and body
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Physical anthropology
  • Race
Label
Another mind-body problem : a history of racial non-being, John Harfouch
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-223) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Descartes' fundamental mind-body problem : the question of sex -- A thing not-yet human : Bonnet's problem of the egg -- "All races will be extinguished...only not that of the whites" : a mind-body problem in the Kantian tradition
Control code
1009151525
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 232 pages
Isbn
9781438469959
Lccn
2017032626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028178264
System control number
(OCoLC)1009151525
Label
Another mind-body problem : a history of racial non-being, John Harfouch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-223) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Descartes' fundamental mind-body problem : the question of sex -- A thing not-yet human : Bonnet's problem of the egg -- "All races will be extinguished...only not that of the whites" : a mind-body problem in the Kantian tradition
Control code
1009151525
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 232 pages
Isbn
9781438469959
Lccn
2017032626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028178264
System control number
(OCoLC)1009151525

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