Moral Understandings: Feminist Study in Ethics

Moral Understandings: Feminist Study in Ethics

by Margaret Urban Walker, Walker Margaret
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415914205

ISBN-13: 9780415914208

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Overview

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415914208
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE. THE MISE-EN-SCENE: MORAL PHILOSOPHY NOW

1. The Subject of Moral Philosophy

2. Where Do Moral Theories Come From?: Henry Sidgwick and Twentieth-Century Ethics

PART TWO. CLEARER VIEWS: AN EXPRESSIVE-COLLABORATIVE MODEL

3. Authority and

Transparency: The Example of Feminist Skepticism

4. Charting Responsibilities: From Established Coordinates to Terra Incognita

PART THREE. SELF- (AND OTHER) PORTRAITS: WHO ARE WE, AND HOW DO WE KNOW?

5. Picking Up Pieces: Lives, Stories, and Integrity

6. Career

Selves: Plans, Projects, and Plots in "Whole" Life Ethics

7. Made a Slave, Born a Woman: Knowing Others' Places

8. Unnecessary Identities: Representational Practices and Moral Recognition

PART FOUR. TESTING SIGHT LINES

9. Peripheral Visions, Critical Practice

theoretical-juridical model but also to the ethics of care as that has been construed in many feminist discussions. Presenting feminist ethics in a somewhat unexpected light, this profound and original book reaches new levels of theoretical insight and moral understanding." (Alison M.

Jaggar, University of Colorado, Boulder)

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