Oxford University Press UK (2016)

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Ron Mallon
Washington University in St. Louis
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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative implications this social constructionism has for our understanding of our practices of representing human kinds, like race, gender, and sexual orientation, and for our own agency.
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Mallon concludes by comparing his own entrenched social role account to others, and he considers its normative implications. Mallon begins by returning to both naturalist and skeptical approaches to human categories, and then goes on to compare his own explanation-driven approach to constr... see more

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