Feminism and Modern Philosophy / Edition 1

Feminism and Modern Philosophy / Edition 1

by Andrea Nye, Nye Andrea
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415266556

ISBN-13: 9780415266550

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

For students who have completed an introductory course in philosophy and are coming to feminism for the first time, Nye, who is not further identified, begins by discussing the virtues of misogyny. Then she presents feminist perspectives of work by some of the major philosophers of the modern era. Among them are Descartes, John Locke, Ann Conway, Jean Jacques Rousseau…  See more details below

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For students who have completed an introductory course in philosophy and are coming to feminism for the first time, Nye, who is not further identified, begins by discussing the virtues of misogyny. Then she presents feminist perspectives of work by some of the major philosophers of the modern era. Among them are Descartes, John Locke, Ann Conway, Jean Jacques Rousseau, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. A final chapter looks at feminist critical theory after Kant. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415266550
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Understanding Feminist Philosophy Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface : living in time
Introduction : shaping a past1
1The virtues of misogyny12
2Descartes : man of reason34
3John Locke and the state of nature48
4Reworking the canon : Anne Conway64
5Jean Jacques Rousseau and the noble savage84
6David Hume : a friend from the past99
7Feminist antinomies : Immanuel Kant111
8Feminist critical theory after Kant127
Afterword : the weight of the past140

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