LINDA ALCOFF VISIBLE IDENTITIES PDF

Linda Martín Alcoff’s book, Visible Identities, offers a conception of social identities that collects together her work on the metaphysics. Alcoff, Linda. Visible identities:race, gender, and the self/Linda Martın Alcoff. p. cm.—(Studies in feminist philosophy). Includes bibliographical references and. PDF | On Mar 1, , David Ingram and others published Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self by Linda Alcoff.

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Secondly, for Alcoff, the identities of race and gender are embodied and visible to the world. Race, Gender, and Sexuality: Request removal from index. She defends a dialogical account of the self that incorporates her use of hermeneutics and phenomenology, and argues that individuals participate in multiple and hybrid identities. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Mary Alice Martin rated it liked it Oct 04, Moral Universalism and Economic Triage,” Diogenes Alcoff’s correction is welcome, because one gets the sense that in much of the analytic literature about the metaphysics of race and ethnicity, those two categories are merely fascinating place holders for any social category, and the project is really about uncovering the conditions of existence for social categories generally.

Martin Alcoff develops a more realistic characterization of identity in general through combining phenomenological approaches to embodiment with hermeneutic concepts of the interpretive horizon. Philosophical Issues of Identity and Justice. Don’t have an account? alckff

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Az lijda it really liked it Jun 18, The book develops a more realistic characterization of identity in general through combining phenomenological approaches to embodiment with hermeneutic concepts of the interpretive horizon.

Visible Identities

Besides addressing the general contours of social identity, Martin Alcoff develops an account of the visile infrastructure of gendered identity, compares and contrasts gender identities with racialized ones, and explores the experiential aspects of racial subjectivity for both whites and non-whites.

Groups become centers of power that seek social reproduction and offer measures to encourage loyalty, compel membership, and exclude those who exercise their individual autonomy by not conforming to the group’s will. Linda Martin Alcoff – manuscript.

Reflections on a Multicultural Society. No keywords specified fix it. Although Alcoff does present cogent answers to the three objections against identity, especially insofar as those objections are based in metaphysical and epistemological assumptions about race, ethnicity, and gender, her analysis in the fourth chapter, “Real Identities,” does not address the objections of those who hold the positions of racial nominalism, skepticism, or eliminativism.

Visible Identities – Linda Martín Alcoff – Oxford University Press

Latinos and the Categories of Race. The desire of those communities to conserve their identities presents a challenge to those liberals who want to shift the national discussion to unity and the common good. But identities such as race and gender also have a powerful visual and material aspect that eliminativists and social constructionists often underestimate. In several chapters the book looks specifically at Zlcoff identity as well, including its relationship to concepts of race, the specific forms of anti-Latino racism, and the politics of mestizo or hybrid identity.

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Sharon Murillo rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Rachel McKinnon – – Res Philosophica 92 2: A worthwhile read, I’ll come back to this and read more later. But identities such as race and gender also have a powerful visual and material aspect that eliminativists and social constructionists often underestimate.

The rise of mixed race consciousness and the claiming of the identity by an increasing number of multiracial youth, who otherwise would have been considered to be a member of “just” one race, has been met with widespread suspicion, criticism, and active opposition from such institutional forces as the NAACP and La Raza.

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