Philosopher Michael Levin has delivered one of the most authoritative and incisive treatises on the importance of race ever written. --J. Philippe Rushton, University of Western Ontario
Why Race Matters does exactly what the title promises—it removes all illusions about the insignificance of race. --Jared Taylor, editor, American Renaissance
Levin’s mastery of the subject is evinced in his book’s amazingly broad and detailed scope and analytical depth. --Arthur R. Jensen, U.C. Berkeley
About the Author
Michael Levin was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1943. He attended Stuyvesant High School, Michigan State University, and Columbia University, where he received a Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1969. He teaches at the College of the City of New York (CCNY) and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His position at CCNY was threatened in 1991 by an attempt to revoke his tenure because of his public statements on race differences. Prof. Levin has written four books, including Metaphysics and the Mind-Body Problem
and Feminism and Freedom
. He is co-author, with Laurence Thomas, of Sexual Orientation and Human Rights
. Prof. Levin has published widely in professional journals, magazines and newspapers. He is the father of two grown sons, and currently lives with his wife in New York City. He has run in five New York City marathons.