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Hope Under Oppression

Katie Stockdale


This book explores the nature, value, and role of hope in human life under conditions of oppression. Oppression is often a threat and damage to hope, yet many members of oppressed groups, including prominent activists pursuing a more just world, find hope valuable and even essential to their personal and political lives. This book offers a unique evaluative framework for hope that captures the intrinsic value of hope for many of us, the rationality and morality of hope, and ultimately how we can hope well in the non-ideal world we share. It develops an account of the relationship between hope ... More

Keywords: oppression, hope, anger, bitterness, faith, solidarity, justice, feminist theory

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197563564
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197563564.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katie Stockdale, author
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Victoria

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