I'm sharing the lecture from the first module of my course this semester at CIIS.edu, PARP 6135: Process and Difference in the Pluriverse. The lecture discusses Plato's Republic, William James' pluralism, and W.E.B. Du Bois' critical inheritance of James' philosophy. Here's a PDF transcript of the lecture
There is a ton of commentary on this controversy, so I won't try to summarize it. This wiki page does a decent job, as far as I can tell. Here is Rebecca Tuvel's article, "In defense of transracialism." It may be helpful to read it before weighing in on the controversy. It is unfortunate that Tuvel [...]
Figured I should start talking about this stuff. Please join me. Enlighten me. Endarken me. Whatever you feel needs to be added, corrected, etc. We just really need to start talking about it... A response to me by the YouTube user Rorschach Romanov: And my response to him:
“Today we cannot ignore that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach and should integrate justice in discussions on the environment to hear both the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor." -Pope Francis (n.49) Pope Francis released his encyclical last week. The English translation is HERE. I have only [...]
Jessica Garfield-Kabbara and Richard Tarnas on the challenge of our moment.