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FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY A CONTEMPORARY INTRODUCTION (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy) by Professor Code

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Written in English


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  • Philosophy / General

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Open LibraryOL9345495M
ISBN 100415266564
ISBN 109780415266567



I'm thinking about including this book in a syllabus I'm working on for a feminist philosophy course. The major benefit is that it's far-reaching and comprehensive. It has a nice selection of work on oppression, sex and gender, ethics, political philosophy, and by: The second meaning of feminist philosophy is to describe attempts within the discipline of philosophy to critique traditionalist philosophy by applying feminist analysis. Some typical arguments of this feminist approach to philosophy center on how traditional methods of philosophy have accepted that the social norms about “male” and. Johanna Sjöstedt: In her essay “Can the ‘Other’ of philosophy speak?”, Judith Butler speaks of feminist philosophers, including the Australian feminist Elizabeth Grosz, who have studied under some of America’s most prominent philosophers.1 In the end they have found that their work is not wanted within the institution of philosophy, only to move on into the humanities in a broader. About this book. Including over 50 newly-commissioned survey articles, this outstanding volume represents the first truly comprehensive guide to feminist philosophy. Reviews "Finally, an anthology that places the power and range of feminist theory in the context not just of the Western tradition but also the concerns of the Two thirds World.

There has been little attention to feminism and gender issues in mainstream philosophy of technology and vice versa. Since the beginning of the so-called»second wave feminism«(in the middle of the 20th century), there has been a growing awareness of the urgency of a critical reflection of technology and science within feminist discourse. Book Description. The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy. Fifty-six chapters, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five sections: (1) Engaging the Past; (2) Mind, Body, and World; (3) Knowledge, Language. Feminist philosophy of language has come a long way in a very short time period. Initially, most work in the area was critical, calling for changes either to language itself or to philosophy of language. More recently, however, the dynamic has changed, with the advent of several major positive research programmes within philosophy of by: Feminist philosophy of science is a branch of feminist philosophy that seeks to understand how the acquirement of knowledge through scientific means has been influenced by notions of gender and gender roles in society. Feminist philosophers of science question how scientific research and scientific knowledge itself may be influenced and possibly compromised by the social and professional.

  Eva Kittay’s “Love’s Labor”–not only feminist philosophy and political philosophy, but a major launch of philosophical attention to disability. Like Brison’s “Aftermath”, this is grounded in real life experience, so is a beautiful example of blending ideal and .   Thius edition of the Recently Published Book Spotlight is on the work of Michelle Ciurria. Michelle Ciurria is the author of An Intersectional Feminist Theory of Moral Responsibility, published by Routledge in Her work has appeared in such journals Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, The Journal of the APA, and Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. Author: Nathan Eckstrand. Feminist philosophy is philosophy that is aimed at understanding and challenging the oppression of women. Feminist philosophy examines issues that are traditionally found in practical ethics and political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of language. feminist philosophy and literature a list in hope that many books will be added, these are the few introductory books read that are feminist philosophy or contain significant sections or are by feminist philosophers, or are fiction. translations welcome.