Cornel West





Cornel West


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in Tulsa, Oklahoma, The United States
June 02, 1953

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Cornel Ronald West is an American scholar and public intellectual. Formerly at Harvard University, West is currently a professor of Religion at Princeton. West says his intellectual contributions draw from such diverse traditions as the African American Baptist Church, Marxism, pragmatism, transcendentalism, and Anton Chekhov.

Average rating: 4.11 · 15,149 ratings · 1,009 reviews · 88 distinct works · Similar authors
Race Matters

4.07 avg rating — 7,009 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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Democracy Matters: Winning ...

3.92 avg rating — 1,294 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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The Cornel West Reader

4.27 avg rating — 570 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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Brother West: Living and Lo...

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Hope on a Tightrope: Words ...

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Black Prophetic Fire

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Prophesy Deliverance!

4.06 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Keeping Faith: Philosophy a...

4.09 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1993 — 9 editions
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The American Evasion of Phi...

3.90 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Restoring Hope: Conversatio...

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“We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.”
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“Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.”
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“You can't lead the people if you don't love the people. You can't save the people if you don't serve the people.”
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