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Force and Freedom

Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence

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      • Source title: Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence (America in the Nineteenth Century)

        StatementUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
        PublishersUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
        LC ClassificationsMar 22, 2019
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 113 p. :
        Number of Pages71
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        ISBN 100812251156

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Kant rejects both of these approaches. Slaveholders had used force and violence to exploit black Americans, and, in return, black Americans recognized the necessity of engaging force and violence to express and combat their powerlessness. For those further interested in legal applications should read the remainder of the book as well.

Although Force and Freedom might celebrate such moral restrictions on state power, Kant takes a different approach. Understanding political violence is often about understanding an ideology of last resorts. Meanwhile, "the Haitian Revolution was a revolt of an Force and Freedom and menial class of slaves, against their tyrannical oppressors who not only imposed an absolute tax on their unrequited labor, but also usurped their very bodies.

Ripstein's description of the unity and philosophical plausibility of this dimension of Kant's thought will be a revelation to political and legal scholars. Drawing on the precedent and pathos of the American and Haitian Revolutions, African American abolitionists used violence as a political language and a means of provoking social change.

'You don't have to take me to that place!. He received a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh, a degree in law from Yale, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba. Additionally, the history is told about not only the striving for freedom, but also the striving less successfully for equality.