The Politics and Philosophy of Political Correctness

By: Choi, Jung Min; Murphy, John W.

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PC or Political Correctness has received bad press, according to Choi and Murphy. Indeed, the body of ideas and concepts embodied in PC have been trivialized by conservatives seeking to defend their own positions and by a press catering to a public put off by philosophical discussions. Choi and Murphy seek to analyze the key facets of the debate over PC.

Starting with an examination of the key concepts of PC, Choi and Murphy review the essentials of neo-conservative social philosophy and the Postmodern Alternative as well as neo-conservative critiques of postmodernism. By providing a comprehensive examination of PC from its historical and philosophical underpinnings, Choi and Murphy show what is at stake in the controversy. This book is an important synthesis for researchers and students of contemporary philosophy and social policy.

Title: The Politics and Philosophy of Political Correctness

Author Name: Choi, Jung Min; Murphy, John W.

Categories: 20th Century,

Publisher: Praeger:

ISBN Number: 0275942864

ISBN Number 13: 9780275942861

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780275942861

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