Asian and Feminist Philosophies in Dialogue: Liberating Traditions

Asian and Feminist Philosophies in Dialogue: Liberating Traditions

by Jennifer McWeeny, Ashby Butnor

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ISBN-13: 9780231537216
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Jennifer McWeeny is associate professor of philosophy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her research and teaching interests concern feminist philosophy, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, comparative methodology, decolonial theory, environmental philosophy, and Buddhism. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Oregon and her M.A. from the University of Hawai'i, Manoa.

Ashby Butnor teaches philosophy and religion at Metropolitan State University of Denver and serves as the faculty coordinator for Learning Communities and First Year Success. Her research focuses on ethics, feminist theory, phenomenology, Buddhism, East Asian philosophies, comparative methodologies, and philosophical pedagogy. She earned her doctorate from the University of Hawai'i, Manoa.

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Eliot Deutsch
Acknowledgments
Feminist Comparative Philosophy: Performing Philosophy Differently, by Ashby Butnor and Jennifer McWeeny
Part 1 Gender and Potentiality
1. Kamma, No-Self, and Social Construction: The Middle Way Between Determinism and Free Will, by Hsiao-Lan Hu
2. On the Transformative Potential of the "Dark Female Animal" in Daodejing, by Kyoo Lee
3. Confucian Family-State and Women: A Proposal for Confucian Feminism, by Ranjoo Seodu Herr
Part 2 Raising Consciousness
4. Mindfulness, Anatman, and the Possibility of a Feminist Self-consciousness, by Keya Maitra
5. Liberating Anger, Embodying Knowledge: A Comparative Study of María Lugones and Zen Master Hakuin, by Jennifer McWeeny
Part 3 Places of Knowing
6. What Would Zhuangzi Say to Harding? A Daoist Critique of Feminist Standpoint Epistemology, by Xinyan Jiang
7. "Epistemic Multiculturalism" and Objectivity: Rethinking Vandana Shiva's Ecospirituality, by Vrinda Dalmiya
Part 4 Cultivating Ethical Selves
8. Confucian Care: A Hybrid Feminist Ethics, by Li-Hsiang Lisa Rosenlee
9. The Embodied Ethical Self: A Japanese and Feminist Account of Nondual Subjectivity, by Erin McCarthy
10. Dōgen, Feminism, and the Embodied Practice of Care, by Ashby Butnor
Part 5 Transforming Discourse
11. De-liberating Traditions: The Female Bodies of Sati and Slavery, by Namita Goswami
Philosophy Uprising: The Feminist Afterword, by Chela Sandoval
Feminist Comparative Philosophy and Associated Methodologies: A Bibliography
Contributors
Index

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