Rethinking Prejudice (Routledge Revivals) (Paperback)

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This title was first published in 2000. Rethinking Prejudice offers the first philosophical monograph on the concept of prejudice. It takes its start from a study of Enlightenment thought, and pursues the topic to the reassessment of prejudice in contemporary hermeneutics. Yet history of ideas is a means rather than an end in this book. Dorschel analyzes the debates about prejudice from the 17th century onwards in order to shed light upon present concerns. Prejudice is not something peculiar to racists and similarly sinister figures, Dorschel argues; rather, it is an indispensable part of everyone's intellectual repertoire; if relevant phenomena are to be criticized, a genuine moral stance cannot be avoided. This book introduces and explores a topic of wide interest, particularly to those researching within the fields of philosophy, history of ideas, cultural studies, and social and political theory.

About the Author

Andreas Dorschel is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of East Anglia, UK.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138741188
ISBN-10: 1138741183
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 14th, 2020
Pages: 158
Language: English
Series: Routledge Revivals