Race Theory: Biological Classification and Moral Implications

PHIL 539S

Topics to include: Biological classification theory and its applications to humans; The fit, or lack thereof, of biological categories and folk classifications of race; The historical/political motivations behind human racial classifications; The role of race in moral interactions; and The role of race in the construction of personal identity. Instructor: Brandon
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring