The Cornel West Reader

Written By Cornel West
The Cornel West Reader
  • Publsiher : Civitas Books
  • Release : 14 August 2000
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
  • Pages : 624 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The Cornel West Reader

The Cornel West Reader
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Civitas Books
  • Release Date : 2000-08-14
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : Cornel West is one of the nation's premier public intellectuals and one of the great prophetic voices of our era. Whether he is writing a scholarly book or an article for Newsweek, whether he is speaking of Emerson, Gramsci, or Marvin Gaye, his work radiates a passion that reflects the ...

Brother West

Brother West
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2011-01-19
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : New York Times best-selling author Cornel West is one of America's most provocative and admired public intellectuals. Whether in the classroom, the streets, the prisons, or the church, Dr. West's penetrating brilliance has been a bright beacon shining through the darkness for decades. Yet, as he points out in this ...

Democracy Matters

Democracy Matters
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005-08-30
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : In his major bestseller, Race Matters, philosopher Cornel West burst onto the national scene with his searing analysis of the scars of racism in American democracy. Race Matters has become a contemporary classic, still in print after ten years, having sold more than four hundred thousand copies. A mesmerizing speaker ...

The American Evasion of Philosophy

The American Evasion of Philosophy
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 1989-05-09
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : Taking Emerson as his starting point, Cornel West’s basic task in this ambitious enterprise is to chart the emergence, development, decline, and recent resurgence of American pragmatism. John Dewey is the central figure in West’s pantheon of pragmatists, but he treats as well such varied mid-century representatives of ...

Ethical Dimensions of Marxist Thought

Ethical Dimensions of Marxist Thought
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 183
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Composition and Cornel West

Composition and Cornel West
  • Author : Keith Gilyard
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 2008-05-05
  • Total pages : 159
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : Composition and Cornel West: Notes toward a Deep Democracy identifies and explains key aspects of the work of Cornel West—the highly regarded scholar of religion, philosophy, and African American studies—as they relate to composition studies, focusing especially on three rhetorical strategies that West suggests we use in our ...

Cornel West and the Politics of Prophetic Pragmatism

Cornel West and the Politics of Prophetic Pragmatism
  • Author : Mark David Wood
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 239
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : "Wood evaluates the political consequences of a shift in West's position from an earlier, revolutionary socialist stance to a later, progressive reformist one. Wood shows how West's subsequent reworking of Marxism supports his transition from a socialist to a progressivist politics."--BOOK JACKET....

The Rich and the Rest of Us

The Rich and the Rest of Us
  • Author : Tavis Smiley,Cornel West
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2012-04-17
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : Record unemployment and rampant corporate avarice, empty houses but homeless families, dwindling opportunities in an increasingly paralyzed nation—these are the realities of 21st-century America, land of the free and home of the new middle class poor. Award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West, one of the nation’s ...

Black Prophetic Fire

Black Prophetic Fire
  • Author : Cornel West,Christa Buschendorf
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : "Celebrated intellectual and activist Cornel West offers an unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies. In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, ...

Cornel West and Philosophy

Cornel West and Philosophy
  • Author : Clarence Johnson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-01
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Cornel West

Cornel West
  • Author : John Morrison
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Total pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : Cornel West is one of the leading scholars, teachers, and writers in the field of American studies....

Keeping Faith

Keeping Faith
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-11-12
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : 'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms.' - Artforum Keeping Faith is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of the leading African American intellectuals of ...

Race Matters

Race Matters
  • Author : Cornel West,Professor Cornel West
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 159
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : The coauthor of The Future of the Race looks at the issues facing African Americans, including the new Black conservatism, Black-Jewish relations, discrimination, racial sterotypes, and despair. Reprint....

Conversations with Cornel West

Conversations with Cornel West
  • Author : Teodoros Kiros
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : 'These interviews deftly highlight... the life and thought of Cornel West. Teodros Kiros, one of our leading living philosophers, novelists, television personalities, and commentators on modern African life, brilliantly weaves together a series of dialogues that novices and experts of West's work alike will find invaluable. The questioning of Kiros ...

Cornel West and Philosophy

Cornel West and Philosophy
  • Author : Clarence Johnson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-05-01
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....