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Contents Introduction: The German Invention of Race 1 Sara Eigen and Mark Larrimore Modes of Difference: Race, Color, Culture 1. What "Progresses" Has Race-Theory Made Since the 10 Times of Leibniz and Wolff? Peter Fenves 2. Laocoön and the Hottentots 29 Michel Chaouli Race in Philosophy: the Problem of Kant 3. Policing Polygeneticism in Germany, 1775: (Kames,) 42 Kant and Blumenbach John Zammito 4. Kant's Concept of a Human Race 72 Susan M. Shell 5. Kant and Blumenbach's Polyps: A Neglected Chapter in 98 the History of the Concept of Race Robert Bernasconi 6. Race, Freedom and the Fall in Steffens and Kant 124 Mark Larrimore Race in the Sciences of Culture 7. The German Invention of Völkerkunde: Ethnological 170 Discourse in Europe and Asia, 1740-1798 Han Vermeulen 8. Gods, Titans, and Monsters: Philhellenism, Race, and 206 Religion in Early Nineteenth-Century Mythography George S. Williamson 9. From Indo-Germans to Aryans: Philology and the 235 Racialization of Salvationist National Rhetoric, 1806-30 Kveta E. Benes Race in the Political Sphere 10. Policing the "Menschen=Racen" 257 Sara Eigen 11. Jewish Emancipation and the Politics of Race 285 Jonathan Hess Contributors 300
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Race -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, German -- History.