Cornel West: The Politics of Redemption (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

Cornel West: The Politics of Redemption (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

By: Rosemary Cowan (author)Hardback

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Description

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.

About Author

Rosemary Cowan has taught political theory and American politics at California State University, Stanislaus

Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Chapter 1. Reading West. Chapter 2. Race and American Democracy. Chapter 3. Jazz Philosophy: Westian Pragmatism. Chapter 4. 'Prophetic' Christianity. Chapter 5. Re-conceptualizing Marxism: West's Radicalism. Chapter 6. The Multicontextual Public Intellectual. Chapter 7. The Politics of `Conversion' West's `Love Ethic'. Chapter 8. Achieving Democracy: Applying the Love Ethic. Conclusion: Creative Tensions. Notes. Bibliography. Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745624921
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780745624921
  • weight: 450
  • ISBN10: 0745624928

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