Beyond the Pale: Reading Ethics from the Margins (Paperback)

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How should Augustine, Aquinas, Bonhoeffer, Kant, Nietzsche, and Plato be read today, in light of postcolonial theory and twenty-first-century understandings? This book offers a reader-friendly introduction to Christian liberationist ethics by having scholars from the margins explore how questions of race and gender should be brought to bear on twenty-four classic ethicists and philosophers. Each short chapter gives historical background for the thinker, describes that thinker's most important contributions, then raises issues of concern for women and persons of color.

Contributors include George (Tink) Tinker, Asante U. Todd, Traci West, Darryl Trimiew, Ada Mar -a Isasi-D -az, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and many others.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780664236809
ISBN-10: 0664236804
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: September 12th, 2011
Pages: 244
Language: English