Ecological Feminismby Karen J. Warren
Pub. Date: 11/01/1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
This ground-breaking collection is the first to focus on the exclusively philosophical aspects of ecological feminism. It addresses basic questions about the conceptual underpinnings of ``women-nature connections'' and emphasizes the importance of seeing sexism and the exploitation of the environment as parallel forms of domination. The book addresses basic questions of conceptual analysis and justification concerning ecofeminism and its philosophical underpinnings. The essays discuss: whether all ecofeminist positions can be considered feminist; what obstacles must be overcome for the serious maturing of ecofeminist philosophy; how ecofeminist philosophy is distinctive among feminisms; environmental philosophies and environmental activism; and what ecofeminist philosophy adds to the field of evironmental philosophy. The book includes contributors who are both supportive and critical of ecofeminist positions.
Table of ContentsPreface Introduction Karen J. Warren Is Ecofeminism Feminst? Victoria Davion Wrongs of Passage: Three Challenges to the Maturing of Ecofeminism Deborah Slicer Rethinking Again: A Defense of Ecofeminist Philosophy Douglas J. Buege The Ecopolitics Debate and the Politics of Nature Val Plumwood Ecofeminism, Deep Ecology, and Human Population Christine J. Cuomo The Limits of Partiality: Ecofeminism, Animal Rights, and Environmental Concern David Kenneth Johnson and Kathleen R. Johnson Towards an Ecofeminist Moral Epistemology Lori Gruen Restructuring the Discursive Moral Subject in Ecological Feminism Phillip Payne Nature/Theory/Difference: Ecofeminism and the Reconstruction of Environmental Ethics Jim Cheney Toward an Ecofeminist Peace Politics Karen J. Warren Biographical Sketches of Contributors
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