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From the Publisher"The book is eloquent, well researched, and written by one of thesharpest feminist philosophers and brightest academic thinkers onthe UK scene. It should in fact establish itself as a model forintroductory philosophical texts. This is absolutely first-ratework – philosophy at its best."
Tina Chanter, DePaul University
"Rachel Jones provides an excellent introduction to Irigaray'sthought which will benefit feminist philosophers and theorists aswell as students. Jones gives a lucid and original account ofcentral themes in Irigaray's work, such as the relation betweenmatter and form, the nature of sexual difference, and the idea of afemale subject position."
Alison Stone, Lancaster University
"This valuable and accessible book meets an urgent need for allthose who have wrestled with the intricacies of Luce Irigaray'sprose - or who have found the most important of her writings,Speculum of the Other Woman, simply too baffling. Written inan admirably clear style, Rachel Jones's book breaks new ground inshowing why and how Irigaray's 'fling with the philosophers' stillmatters today."
Christine Battersby, University of Warwick
"This is an astonishing book in its depth and framing ofIrigaray. It offers an important contribution to feminist philosophy and has daring, bold, insightful claims that are notseen in other texts."
Breanne Fahs, Arizona State University