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Phnuyal, Abiral Chitrakar. The Ontology of Race
2018, 1000-Word Philosophy: An Introductory Anthology
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Abstract: Various racial concepts have been employed at different times in human history – most prominently since the 17th century – to classify humans into groups, often to great social, political, ethical, medical, and scientific significance. But what are races, and on what are they grounded?

Comment: An 1000-word overview of many of the main theories of what races are.

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