Hypatia's Daughters

Hypatia's Daughters : 1500 Years of Women Philosophers

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"I think many people would find it a useful resource, both in terms of information on particular philosophers and as a point of inspiration for designing courses that incorporate the work of women philosophers...I expect I will refer individual students to this book as a resource for their own work and I will consult it in designing future courses." -Teaching Philosophyshow more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 157 x 235.5 x 28.4mm | 617.08g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253210607
  • 9780253210609
  • 1,046,971

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Hypatia's Daughters offers a study of women philosophers from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Covering a wide spectrum of ideas-- form religion to evolution to political theory-- this unique volume brings creative women thinkers into mainstream discussion of the history of philosophy.show more

About Linda Lopez McAlister

LINDA LOPEZ McALISTER is Professor of Women's Studies and Philosophy at the University of South Florida and general editor of the journal Hypatia. She has written on the history of women philosophers and the history of feminist philosophy.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Linda Lopez McAlister A Christian Martyr in Reverse Hypatia: 370-415 A.D. Ursule Molinaro Finding Bits and Pieces of Hypatia Mary Ellen Waithe Hildegard of Bingen: A New Twelfth Century Woman Philosopher? Helen J. John A WomanOs Thought or a ManOs Discipline: The Letters of Abelard and Heloise Andrea Nye Christine de Pisan and Thomas Hobbes Karen Green Polity and Prudence: The Ethics of Elisabeth, Princess Palatine Andrea Nye Anne Viscountess Conway: A Seventeenth Century Rationalist Jane Duran Sor JuanaOs Feminism: From Aristotle to Irigaray Donald Beggs Damaris Cudworth Masham: A Seventeenth Century Feminist Philosopher Lois Frankel Some Aspects of the Philosophy of Catharine Trotter Martha Brandt Bolton Now Foolish Then Wise: Belle van ZuylenOs Game with Sexual Identity Joke J. Hermsen Reason and Sensibility: The Ideal of WomenOs Self-Governance in the Writings of Mary Wollstonecraft Catriona Mackenzie Anna Doyle Wheeler (1785ETH1848): Philosopher, Socialist, Feminist Margaret McFadden OThe Lot of Gifted Ladies Is Hard:O A Study of Harriet Taylor Mill Criticism Jo Ellen Jacobs Evolutionary Theory in the Social Philosophy of Charlotte Perkins Gilman Maureen Egan Edith SteinOs Philosophy of Woman and of WomenOs Education Mary Catharine Baseheart, s.c.n. Hannah Arendt, Feminism, and the Politics of Alterity: OWhat Will We lose If We Win?O Joanne Cutting-Gray Angela Davis Blanche Radford-Curry and Judith Green Notes on Contributors Indexshow more

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