Commentary on Lawrence Blum's "I'm Not a Racist, But...": The Moral Quandary of Race [Book Review]

Social Philosophy Today 19:239-241 (2004)

Edmund Byrne
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
A complimentary assessment of Blum's award-winning book about racism and its affects. Well written as it is, it needs to be supplemented with a definition of racial injustice, and also to analyze racism not only on the level of individual morality but from a human rights perspective that discredits political and economic motives for racism (e.g., by drawing on Hannah Arendt's Origins of Totalitarianism).
Keywords racism  racial justice
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Reprint years 2003, 2004
ISBN(s) 1543-4044
DOI 10.5840/socphiltoday20031916
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