Philosopher King

“One way of re-engaging King is to read him in the way we would thinkers like Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, John Dewey—as interested in fundamental moral principles, what aspects of society deserve our allegiance and which do not. Scholars have rightly focused on Christian theology, but we thought it was important to situate him within broader philosophical and black intellectual traditions.”

New on the site, Julian Lucas interviews Tommie Shelby about Martin Luther King as activist, strategist, and philosopher:

Tommy Shelby on MLK | The Point

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