Philosophy 490 Course: Professor Leonard Harris
PHILOSOPHY OF RACE: What is racism? Is racism an intentional effort? A cognitive flaw, logical error, natural or contrived? Is racism wrong because it’s a form of ill-will (Garcia), hoarding (Tilly), necro-being (Harris), violation of the social contract (Mills), misguided evolutionary traits (Hacking), bad faith (Sartre/Gordon)?
What is the morally worst form of racism?
What algorithms are racist? Who uses them?
Race based genocide in Tasmania, Namibia, America and Rwanda:
German—Namibian Holocaust 1904-1907
Hutu vs. Tutsi killing field
What is race? Is ‘race’ a “fatal invention”?
Whose definition? Why connect virtue to race?
Who connected race to reason? Is 'race' inherently morally wrong?