The new anthology on philosophy of race edited by Naomi Zack is broad in scope yet succeeds in offering sufficient depth in numerous areas of current research about race, race theory, and its application to social, political, and legal issues. This weighty book is subdivided into eleven sections, and each section but one—that concerning race in tandem with issues like education, health, medicine, and sports—constituted by five articles; thus, the full volume achieves a total of fifty-one essays. Predictably, then, the number of contributors is large, but by constraining the essays within the bounds of ten categories, the anthology proves to be both flexible and of great utility for research and teaching. The ten main parts of the volume include (a) race in the history of modern philosophy; (b) pluralistic ideas of race; (c) metaphysics and philosophy of science; (d) American philosophy and race;...

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