Feminist Perspectives in Philosophy

Feminist Perspectives in Philosophy

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"...excellent...Especially insightful are articles on ethics and gender, autonomy and pornography, feelings, and a responsible and democratic epistemology." -Choice The essays in this book introduce to American readers the work of a group of British feminist philosophers, representing both the Continental and the analytic traditions, who argue that philosophy is in urgent need of a feminist perspective.show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 317.51g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253204615
  • 9780253204615

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Acknowledgments Notes on the Contributors 1. Introduction Morwenna Griffiths and Margaret Whitford 2. On Not Being Afraid of Natural Sex Differences Mary Midgley 3. Women's Right: Reflections on Ethics and Gender Brenda Almond 4. Autonomy and Pornography Alison Assiter 5. The Philosopher's Child Judith Hughes 6. Autonomy and Identity in Feminist Thinking Jean Grimshaw 7. Luce Irigaray's Critique of Rationality Margaret Whitford 8. Feminism, Feelings and Philosophy Morwenna Griffiths 9. Subject, Body and the Exclusion of Women from Philosophy Joanna Hodge 10. Realism versus Relativism: Towards a Politicaly Adequate Epistemology Anne Seller 11. Experience, Knowledge and Responsibility Lorraine Code 12. The Issue of Women's Philosophy Paula Ruth Boddington Indexshow more

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