Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?: Thinking from Women's Lives / Edition 1

Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?: Thinking from Women's Lives / Edition 1

by Sandra Harding
     
 

Sandra Harding here develops further the themes first addressed in her widely influential book, The Science Question in Feminism, and conducts a compelling analysis of feminist theories on the philosophical problem of how we know what we...See more details below

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Sandra Harding here develops further the themes first addressed in her widely influential book, The Science Question in Feminism, and conducts a compelling analysis of feminist theories on the philosophical problem of how we know what we...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801497469
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction—after the science question in feminism. Part 1 Science: feminism confronts the sciences
how the women's movement benefits science—two views
why "physics" is a bad model for physics. Part 2 Epistemology: what is feminist epistemology
"strong objectivity" and socially situated knowledge
feminist epistemology in and after the enlightenment. Part 3 "Others": "...and race?"—the science question in global feminism
common histories, common destinies—science in the first and third worlds
"real science"
thinking from the perspective of lesbian lives
reinventing ourselves as other
Conclusion—what is a feminist science.

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