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The political philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hanes Walton

The political philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Hanes Walton

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Published by Greenwood Publishing Co. in Westport (Conn.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • King, Martin Luther, -- 1929-1968.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHanes Walton, Jr. ; introduction by Samuel DuBois Cook.
    SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African Studies -- 10
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 137p. ;
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22819818M
    ISBN 100837146615

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was — like many great preachers — a great writer. Get this from a library! The revolution of values: the origins of Martin Luther King Jr.'s moral and political philosophy. [Ramin Jahanbegloo] -- "Ramin Jahanbegloo elucidates the central concepts in the moral and political thought of Martin Luther King Jr., bringing out the subtlety, potency, and universal importance of his concepts of Agape.

    Skip to main content. MENU. Search Browse; Resources. Authors; Librarians; Editors; SocietiesAuthor: Andrew J. Douglas. about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophical and political import. (pp. –1) To help right this wrong, this book, featuring a very distinguished group of aca-demics including such figures as Martha Nussbaum, Danielle Allen, Bernard Boxill and Cornel West, aims to challenge this academic asphyxiation of philosophy by taking King seriously.

      “Some of this is a feature of American political culture,” Shelby, who co-edited the collection of essays “To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King. First published in , this pair of meditations by the revered civil-rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. contains the theological roots of his political and social philosophy of nonviolent activism. Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive. “AT THE first National Conference on Christian Education of the United Church of Christ, held at Purdue University in the summer of.


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Studies the nature and development of Dr. /5(3). Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America’s most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King’s assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public consciousness as ever.5/5(2).

A new book on King’s political philosophy — To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr, co-edited by Brandon M. Terry and Tommie Shelby — takes seriously King as a thinker, not simply an orator or activist.

The central place these questions held in King’s work is the theme of this new book. The volume consists of fifteen essays framed by Shelby’s and Terry’s Introduction, “Martin Luther King, Jr.

and Political Philosophy”, and by Jonathan Walton’s Afterword, “Dignity as a Weapon of Love”.5/5(3). The volume consists of fifteen essays framed by Shelby’s and Terry’s Introduction, “Martin Luther King, Jr.

and Political Philosophy”, and by Jonathan Walton’s Afterword, “Dignity as a Weapon of Love”. It is valuable to read the essays which comprise the heart of the book in light of the goals of the book as addressed in both the 5/5(3). A new essay collection — " To Shape A New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

" — presents a The political philosophy of Martin Luther King analysis of King’s work and recasts him as the radical thinker. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We will study King’s ideas as part of the larger discourse of non-violence and social justice that is foundational to King’s political action. King’s articulation of these ideas can be understood in several contexts: as part of a tradition ofFile Size: 72KB.

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Fundamental tenets of Dr. King’s philosophy of nonviolence described in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom. The six principles include: PRINCIPLE ONE: Nonviolence is a way of life for courageous is active nonviolent resistance to is.

Get this from a library. The political philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr. [Hanes Walton, Jr.] -- "A Negro Universities Press publication." A revision of the author's thesis, Howard University, Bibliography: p. by Claire Howlett Martin Luther King, Jr.

is famous for his civil rights activism, his iconic oratory, and his philosophy of freedom and equality. King’s ideas were deeply influenced by his personal ancestry and his roots in the folk Christian church.

As he furthered his education, King adopted several other leaders as ancestral figures, modeling. Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America’s most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world.

On the fiftieth anniversary of King’s assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public consciousness as ever. But despite his. Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world.

On the fiftieth anniversary of King's assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public consciousness as ever/5. Learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. the social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American Civil Rights Movement from the mids until his assassination in Title: The Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr A Negro Universities Press publication Issue 10 of Contributions in Afro-American and African studies, ISSN Issue 10 of Contributions in Afro-american and African Studies: Contemporary Black Poets.

To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr. was recently published by Harvard University Press.

*** The authors of To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr. are Tommie Shelby and Brandon M. Terry. Shelby is the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African.

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; Janu – April 4, ) was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from until his assassination in King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the Born: Michael J.

King Jr., Janu. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist minister and social activist who led the U.S. civil rights movement from the mids until his death in His leadership was fundamental to that movement’s success in ending the legal segregation of African Americans in the South and other parts of the United States.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy as a political thinker has long been overshadowed by a romantic view of the Civil Rights Movement he led until his assassination on April 4,say Harvard scholars Tommie Shelby and Brandon Terry, co-editors of the new book “To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr.”.

Introduction: Martin Luther King, Jr., and Political Philosophy Brandon M. Terry Tommie Shelby 1. Part I Traditions. 1 The Du Bois-Washington Debate and the Idea of Dignity Robert Gooding-Williams 2 Moral Perfectionism Paul C.

Taylor 3 The Roots of Civil Disobedience in Republicanism and Slavery Bernard R. Boxill 58Brand: Harvard University Press.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a visiting professor at Morehouse College in the early ’s.* While there, he taught a senior seminar in social and political philosophy. What was on the syllabus? Here’s his outline for the first semester of the course, from the King Center: He includes material from Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel.

Tommie Shelby, co-editor of To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Everyone knows King was a Author: TIME Staff.