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  • Philosophy of Race and Racism
  • Ethics
  • Political Philosophy
  • Publications

    • "Savages, Wild Men, Monstrous Races: The Social Construction of Race in the Early Modern Era", in
    • Beauty Revisited (2011)
    • "Mestizaje and Hispanic Identity"
    • Blackwell Companion Guide To Latin American Philosophy (2009)
    • "Where Do Virtues Get Their Goodness?"
    • Conceptions of Virtue East and West (2005)
    • "Beyond Mestizo Identity: The Future of Race in America"
    • in New Faces in a Changing America: Multiracial Identity in the 21st Century reprinted in Contemporary Moral Issues: D (2002)
    • "Supererogation"
    • in Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (1998)
    • "Natural Affection and Responsibility for Character: A Critique of Kantian Views of the Virtues"
    • in Identity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral Psychology (1990)
    • "What is Virtue Ethics All About?"
    • American Philosophical Quarterly (1990)
    • "Supererogation, Wrongdoing, and Vice: On Autonomy of the Ethics of Virtue"
    • Journal of Philosophy 83 (1986)
    • "Blackness, Hypodescent, and Essentialism: Commentary on McPherson and Shelby's Blackness and B
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