Representing Reasons: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic / Edition 256 by Rachel Joffe Falmagne | 9780847696697 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Representing Reasons: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic / Edition 256

Representing Reasons: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic / Edition 256

by Rachel Joffe Falmagne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847696693

ISBN-13: 9780847696697

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Logicians tend to dismiss the notion that feminism might have anything of value to contribute to formal logic; feminists generally believe they have more immediate tasks to address than the problematics of abstract theory. Nine essays reprinted from recent publications, nevertheless, step into the snake pit. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

Logicians tend to dismiss the notion that feminism might have anything of value to contribute to formal logic; feminists generally believe they have more immediate tasks to address than the problematics of abstract theory. Nine essays reprinted from recent publications, nevertheless, step into the snake pit. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847696697
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Representing Reason: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic Chapter 2 Part One: Logic and the Structure of Thought Chapter 3 The Politics of Reason: Towards a Feminist Logic Chapter 4 Feminism and the Logic of Alterity Chapter 5 Fluid Thinking: Irigaray's Critique of Formal Logic Chapter 6 Power in the Service of Love: John Dewey's Logic and the Dream of a Common Language Chapter 7 Words of Power and the Logic of Sense Chapter 8 Part Two: Logic and Empirical Knowledge Chapter 9 On Mapping a Transdisciplinary Approach to Reasoning Chapter 10 Logic From a Quinean Perspective: An Empirical Enterprise Chapter 11 Saying What It Is: Predicate Logic and Natural Kinds Chapter 12 What do Girls Know Anyway?: Rationality, Gender, and Social Control

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