Latinos in America: Philosophy and Social Identity

Latinos in America: Philosophy and Social Identity

Author(s): Jorge J. E. Gracia

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405176590

Online ISBN: 9780470696484

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696484

About this Book

A first-of-its-kind book that seriously and profoundly examines what it means philosophically to be Latino and where Latinos fit in American society.


  • Offers a fresh perspective and clearer understanding of Latin American thought and culture, rejecting
    answers based on stereotypes and fear

  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach to the philosophical, social, and political elements of Hispanic/Latino
    identity, touching upon anthropology, history, cultural studies and sociology, as well as philosophy

  • Written by Jorge J. E. Gracia, one of the most influential thinkers of Hispanic/Latino descent

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