The Task of Ethics for Black Ethicists, by Dr. Peter Paris (video)
Lecture: Method, Structure and Content for Contemporary Black Ethicist. Dr. Peter Paris. Response by William DeVeaux, audience response
Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection
Dr. Peter Paris lectures about the task of ethics for Black ethicists. In the lecture he gives five presuppositions of ethics. He further details the phases in the task of ethics. In the first phase Dr. Paris challenges Black ethicist for descriptive and interpretive analysis of moral conflicts in the experience of Black Americans in relations between White and Black Americans and among Blacks themselves. William DeVeaux gives a response to Dr. Paris’s lecture. Questions are raised from the audience which includes Henry Mitchell and Cornell West.
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Paris, Peter; DeVeaux, William; West, Cornell; and Mitchell, Henry, "The Task of Ethics for Black Ethicists, by Dr. Peter Paris (video)" (1981). Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection, Audio-Visual Recordings. 14.
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