Detailed description This volume provides a superb introduction to the philosophical, social, and political elements of Hispanic/Latino identity. It is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in issues that concern Hispanics/Latinos, social policy, and the history of thought and culture.
From the contents Preface.1. What Should We Call Ourselves?.2. What's in a Name? The Relation of Names to Identity andEthnicity.3. What Makes Us Who We Are? The Key to Our Unity andDiversity.4. An Illustration: Hispanic Philosophy.5. Where Do We Come From? Encounters, Inventions, andMestizaje.6. The Search for Identity: Latin-America and ItsPhilosophy.7. Foreigners in Our Own Land: Hispanics in AmericanPhilosophy.Conclusion.Notes.Bibliography.Index of Names.Index of Subjects.