Aesthetics and Race: New Philosophical Perspectives

Aesthetics and Race: New Philosophical Perspectives

Contemporary Aesthetics, Special Volume 2 (2009)
Edited with an introduction by Monique Roelofs

Bringing together postcolonial, feminist, and critical race theorists, aestheticians, political philosophers, and artists, this special volume explores the connections between aesthetics and race.  Eleven essays on “looks and images,” “framing encounters,” “the global and the cosmopolitan,” “taste,” and “ethics and politics” address philosophical questions in this multidisciplinary field.

Contributors include Nalini Bhushan, Namita Goswami, Robin James, Mariana Ortega, Mickaella Perina, Monique Roelofs, Crispin Sartwell, Falguni A. Sheth, Mariángeles Soto-Díaz, Ronald Sundstrom, and Paul C. Taylor.

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