Title: "Fallacies of Scientific Racism
From Thomas Jefferson to the Alt-Right"
PRESENTER: Phil Gasper, Ph. D., philosophy professor at Madison College
This presentation was recorded by audio only:
Lecture (37 min., early minutes not recorded)
Q&A Discussion (45 min.)
"The global growth of the far right over the past decade has seen a resurgence of long-discredited racist ideas. This talk will look at the history of scientific racism in the United States and consider how we should respond to its latest manifestations."
Background: Phil Gasper received a B.A. from Cambridge University, followed by a Masters degree from the University of Calgary, and a Ph. D. from Cornell.
He has taught at Cornell University, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Middlebury College, the University of California in San Diego, and Stanford University.
Phil has been the editor of The Communist Manifesto: A Road to History's Most Important Political Document (Haymarket Books, 2005) and Imperialism and War: Classic Writings by V.I. Lenin and Nikolai Bukarin (Haymarket Bools, 2017).
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