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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Download or read book entitled The Cornel West Reader by author: Cornel West which was release on 14 August 2000 and published by Civitas Books with total page 624 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 rich traditions he draws on and weaves togetherÑBaptist preaching, American transcendentalism, jazz, radical politics. This anthology reveals the dazzling range of West's work, from his explorations of ”Prophetic Pragmatism” to his philosophizing on hip-hop.The Cornel West Reader traces the development of West's extraordinary career as academic, public intellectual, and activist. In his essays, articles, books, and interviews, West emerges as America's social conscience, urging attention to complicated issues of racial and economic justice, sexuality and gender, history and politics. This collection represents the best work of an always compelling, often controversial, and absolutely essential philosopher of the modern American experience.

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 ...

The American Evasion of Philosophy

The American Evasion of Philosophy
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1989-12-01
  • Total pages : 279
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : A study of American pragmatism, this book looks at all the different stages from the Emersonian roots, through the dilemma of the mid-century pragmatic intellectual up to the decline and resurgence of American pragmatism. It also discusses prophetic pragmatism....

Prophesy Deliverance

Prophesy Deliverance
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Total pages : 185
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : In this, his premiere work, Cornel West provides readers with a new understanding of the African American experience based largely on his own political and cultural perspectives borne out of his own life's experiences. He challenges African Americans to consider the incorporation of Marxism into their theological perspectives, thereby adopting ...

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....

Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread
  • Author : bell hooks,Cornel West
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about everything from community to capitalism in a series of intimate conversations that range from ...

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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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 ...

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....

Race Matters

Race Matters
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : Race Matters contains West s most powerful essays on the issues relevant to black Americans today: despair, black conservatism, black-Jewish relations, myths about black sexuality, the crisis in leadership in the black community, and the legacy of Malcolm X. And the insights that he brings to these complicated problems remain ...

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 ...

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 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....

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....

Cornel West

Cornel West
  • Author : Rosemary Cowan
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2002-12-13
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780465091102
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Summary : In this new book Rosemary Cowan provides a clear and highly accessible introduction to the work of Cornel West, a provocative and eclectic thinker who has emerged as one of America's foremost public intellectuals....