Jill Gordon reviews Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me, published by Spiegel and Grau (2015).
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Jill Gordon is Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy at Colby College. She is the author of Plato’s Erotic World: From Cosmic Origins to Human Death (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Turning Toward Philosophy: Literary Device and Dramatic Structure in Plato’s Dialogues (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999). She has also published numerous articles on topics primarily within ancient philosophy and social and political philosophy, including, most recently, “Eros, Logos, and Ontos,” Perspectives on Political Science (2011), “Erotic Desire and Courage in Parmenides,” Ancient Philosophy (2010), and “What Should White Faculty Do?,” Teaching in Higher Education (2007).
Jill Gordon, review of Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 38:1 (2017), pp. 199-222.