On the Difficulties of Writing Philosophy from a Racialized Subjectivity

APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy 18 (1):2-6 (2018)
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Abstract

This essay is about the loss of voice. It is about the ways in which the act of writing philosophy often results in an alienating and existentially meaningless experience for many budding philosophers, particularly those who wish to think from their racialized and gendered identities in professional academic philosophy.

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