Race as a physiosocial phenomenon.

@article{Kendig2011RaceAA,
  title={Race as a physiosocial phenomenon.},
  author={Catherine Elizabeth Kendig},
  journal={History and philosophy of the life sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={191-221}
}
This paper offers both a criticism of and a novel alternative perspective on current ontologies that take race to be something that is either static and wholly evident at one's birth or preformed prior to it. In it I survey and critically assess six of the most popular conceptions of race, concluding with an outline of my own suggestion for an alternative account. I suggest that race can be best understood in terms of one's experience of his or her body, one's interactions with other… CONTINUE READING

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