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Knowing the Difference: Feminist Perspectives in Epistemology [NOOK Book]

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Including contributions from an international list of renowned authors, this text seeks to address the controversial issue of difference in feminist philosophy, using approaches from both analytic and continental thinking.
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Knowing the Difference: Feminist Perspectives in Epistemology

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Overview

Including contributions from an international list of renowned authors, this text seeks to address the controversial issue of difference in feminist philosophy, using approaches from both analytic and continental thinking.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134877904
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Body-Images and the Pornography of Representation 17
2 The Metaphoric Function and the Question of Objectivity 31
3 Women's Experience and Feminist Epistemology: A Critical Neo-Rationalist Approach 45
4 The End of Morality? 63
5 Towards a Defence of Objectivity 79
6 Knowledge as Construct: Theorizing the Role of Gender in Knowledge 95
7 Women's Authority in Science 110
8 Women, Power and Technology 122
9 The Knowing Because Experiencing Subject: Narratives, Lives and Autobiography 132
10 The Personal Is International: Feminist Epistemology and the Case of International Relations 149
11 Feminism, Subjectivity and Psychoanalysis: Towards a CorpoReal Knowledge 164
12 Postmodern Epistemological Politics and Social Science 187
13 Whose Language? 203
14 Moral Difference and Moral Epistemology 217
15 Should the Feminist Philosopher Stay at Home? 230
16 Openness, Identity and Acknowledgement of Persons 249
17 Feminism, Postmodernism and Difference 265
18 Against Fragmentation: The Need for Holism 275
Bibliography 283
Index 289
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