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PSD Symposium: David Ludwig on Biological Races as a Form of Injustice

Wanneer:wo 29-03-2017 15:00 - 17:00
Waar:oom Omega

Philosophy of a Specific Discipline Symposium: Philosophy of the Natural Sciences

Lecture by David Ludwig (VU) with comments by Catarina Dutilh-Novaes (RUG)

Recent debates in philosophy of race have focused on whether racial concepts refer to something real. While anti-realists claim that “race” fails to refer to anything real, racial realists have developed a variety of accounts of races as biological, cultural, and/or social groups. Depending on the kind of realist account, racial concepts may refer to biological facts or to socially constructed categories which are nevertheless ‘real’. The aim of this talk is....(continue reading...)