This interview on power for the Big Ideas was conducted by Mr. Yancy with Cornel West, a professor of the practice of public philosophy at Harvard University and professor emeritus at Princeton University. Mr. West is the author and editor of more than 30 books, including “Black Prophetic Fire” and “The Radical King.” The interview was recorded, transcribed and edited for publication.
George Yancy: When we talk about power, we often mean something negative. How do you see power as positive?
Cornel West: I think any time you talk about something as basic as power, you’re talking about something that can either be very positive and liberating, or something negative or dominating.… Seguir leyendo »