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: 4.03 · 8,696 ratings · 634 reviews · 81 distinct works · Similar authors
Race Matters
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 4,418 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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Democracy Matters: Winning ...
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The Cornel West Reader
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 431 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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Prophesy Deliverance!
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Keeping Faith: Philosophy a...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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The American Evasion of Phi...
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Prophetic Thought in Postmo...
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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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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“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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