Feminist Interpretations of David Hume
Hume scholarship as a whole still reflects the relative neglect in mainstream analytic philosophy of alternative-and so feminist-perspectives on philosophy. The essays in this volume show that the standard, narrow view of philosophy excludes valuable perspectives.
These essays cover a great diversity of subjects in Hume's work. They discuss his theory of knowledge; his conception of human inquiry and the human mind; his views on our knowledge of the external world and the future; his treatments of the passions, emotions and virtue; his conception of moral education; his views on aesthetics and religion; and his historical work.
The contributors, members of philosophy, political science, theology, and English departments, employ a variety of critical techniques. The result is a volume that stands in enlightening contrast to the standard collections on David Hume.
Contributors are Annette C. Baier, Jennifer A. Herdt, Nancy J. Hirschmann, Sheridan Hough, Anne Jaap Jacobson, Joyce Jenkins, Genevieve Lloyd, Susan A. Martinelli-Fernandez, Robert Shaver, Aaron Smuts, Christine Swanton, Jacqueline Taylor, Kathryn Temple, and Christopher Williams.
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 152 x 229 x 21mm | 481g
- 15 Mar 2000
- Pennsylvania State University Press
- Pennsylvania, United States
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-Miriam McCormick, Philosophy in Review "Just one of these contributions would make the collection significant; that it delivers both makes it a must-have for both feminists theorists and Hume scholars."
-Catherine Kemp, Hypatia
About Anne Jaap Jacobson