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The Study of the Negro Problems: 1897

W. E. B. DU BOIS

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay by W. E. B. Du Bois that discusses certain considerations on the study of the social problems affecting American Negroes. It first cites the lack of scientific inquiry ... More


The Death Penalty Debate: A Humanist’s Understanding of America’s Social Problems

Peter Hare

in Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264322
eISBN:
9780823266777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264322.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the issue of death penalty as it relates to social problems in America from a humanist perspective. It begins with some history on executions in the United States, citing ... More


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