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Rethinking Ethics in the Midst of Violence: A Feminist Approach to Freedom
     

Rethinking Ethics in the Midst of Violence: A Feminist Approach to Freedom

by Linda A. Bell
 

ISBN-10: 0847678458

ISBN-13: 9780847678457

Pub. Date: 07/28/1993

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1995. Moving beyond the traditional feminist ethics of care, Linda A. Bell places an existentialist conception of liberation at the heart of ethics and argues that only an ethics of freedom sufficiently allows for feminist critique and opposition to a status quo imbued with violence. She offers a critique of

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Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1995. Moving beyond the traditional feminist ethics of care, Linda A. Bell places an existentialist conception of liberation at the heart of ethics and argues that only an ethics of freedom sufficiently allows for feminist critique and opposition to a status quo imbued with violence. She offers a critique of Aristotelian, utilitarian, and Kantian ethics, analyzing each approach from feminist perspectives and showing how each fails women and others who resist oppression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847678457
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Series:
New Feminist Perspectives Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

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