Feminist Interpretations of René Descartes / Edition 1

Feminist Interpretations of René Descartes / Edition 1

by Susan Bordo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0271018585

ISBN-13: 9780271018584

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Penn State University Press

Contributors are Susan Bordo, Stanley Clarke, Erica Harth, Leslie Heywood, Luce Irigaray, Genevieve Lloyd, Mario Moussa, Eileen O'Neill, Adrianna Paliyenko, Ruth Perry, Mario Sáenz, Karl Stern, Thomas Wartenberg, and James Winders.

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Contributors are Susan Bordo, Stanley Clarke, Erica Harth, Leslie Heywood, Luce Irigaray, Genevieve Lloyd, Mario Moussa, Eileen O'Neill, Adrianna Paliyenko, Ruth Perry, Mario Sáenz, Karl Stern, Thomas Wartenberg, and James Winders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271018584
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Re-Reading the Canon
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Pt. 1Descartes and Gender
1Descartes29
2Selections from The Flight to Objectivity48
3Reason as Attainment70
4Descartes's "Gender"82
Pt. 2Gender (and Other) Trouble in the Meditations
5Wonder: A Reading of Descartes, The Passions of the Soul105
6Writing Like a Man(?): Descartes, Science, and Madness114
7Postmodern Turns Against the Cartesian Subject: Descartes's "I," Lacan's Other141
Pt. 3Descartes and Women
8Radical Doubt and the Liberation of Women169
9Descartes's Mood: The Question of Feminism in the Correspondence with Elisabeth190
10Cartesian Women213
11Women Cartesians, "Feminine Philosophy," and Historical Exclusion232
Pt. 4Cartesian Man
12When Descartes Met the Fitness Babe: Academic Cartesianism and the Late Twentieth-Century Cult of the Body261
13Rehabilitating the "I"280
14Cartesian Autobiography/Post-Cartesian Testimonials305
Select Bibliography on Descartes, Cartesianism, and Gender328
Contributors332
Index335

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