Explorations in Feminist Ethics

Explorations in Feminist Ethics : Theory and Practice

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These essays advance a reinterpretation of pivotal categories such as self-knowing, moral agency, and altruism... A must for all students and researchers/faculty engaged in the study of ethics." -ChoiceThis is an extraordinarily valuable collection of essays in feminist ethics." -Teaching PhilosophyA range of recent work in feminist ethics, exploring such issues as the ethic of care, a viable feminist ethics, Pythagoreanism, existentialism, utilitarianism, self-knowing, emotion, and moral vision. Also discussed is the process of applying feminist ethics to work situations. The concluding essays point to the future and present new visions for the field.show more

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  • Book | 224 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 181.44g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253206979
  • 9780253206978
  • 2,001,079

About Eve Browning Cole

EVE BROWNING COLE is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She is author of articles on Greek philosophy and culture, sexism in the history of philosophy, and ancient views on the intelligence and character of (nonhuman) animals. SUSAN COULTRAP-MCQUIN is Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Humanities at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She is author of Doing Literary Business: American Women Writers in the Nineteenth Century.show more

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PREFACEACKNOWLEDGMENTSToward a Feminist Conception of Moral LifeEve Browning Cole and Susan Coultrap-McQuinI. The Care DebateDo Feminist Ethics Counter Feminist Aims?Patricia Ward ScaltsasCare and ConfusionDianne RomainWarning: The Surgeon Moralist Has Determined That Claims of Rights Can Be Detrimental to Everyone's InterestsRoger J. RigterinkJust CaringRita ManningII. Comparisons Across TheoriesHarmonia and Koinonia: Moral Values for Pythagorean WomenJulie K. WardCare and RespectRobin S. DillonBeyond Either/Or: Justice and Care in the Ethics of Albert CamusElizabeth Ann BartlettFeminism and Modern Friendship: Dislocating the CommunityMarilyn FriedmanIII. Constructing an Ethical LifeEthics and Self-Knowing: The Satisfaction of DesireWinnie TommSeeing through Women's Eyes: The Role of Vision in Women's Moral TheoryEllen L. FoxEmotional WorkCheshire CalhounIV. Working Within a Feminsit EthicFeminist Ethics and Workplace ValuesMary C. RaugustSome Issues in the Ethics of Collaborative WorkCanadian Feminist Ethics Theroy Group: Lorraine Code, Maureen Ford, Kathleen Martindale, Susan Sherwin, Debra ShoganV. New Directions in TheoryFrom Maternal Thinking to Peace PoliticsSara RuddickLesbian Ethics and Female AgencyMoral Understandings: Alternative Epistemology for a Feminist EthicsMargaret Urban WalkerA Global Perspective on Feminist Ethics and Diversity Charlotte BunchA BIBLIOGRAPHY IN FEMINIST ETHICSCONTRIBUTORSINDEXshow more

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