The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy / Edition 1

The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy / Edition 1

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The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy / Edition 1

The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy is a definitive introduction to the field, consisting of 15 newly-contributed essays that apply philosophical methods and approaches to feminist concerns.

  • Offers a key view of the project of centering women’s experience.
  • Includes topics such as feminism and pragmatism, lesbian philosophy, feminist epistemology, and women in the history of philosophy.

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ISBN-13: 9780631224280
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/30/2006
Series: Blackwell Philosophy Guides Series , #28
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


Notes on Contributors.

Introduction: Linda Martín Alcoff (Syracuse University) and Eva Feder Kittay (Stony Brook University).

Part I: Women and the Philosophical Canon:.

1. Justifying the Inclusion of Women in Our Histories of Philosophy: The Case of Marie de Gournay: Eileen O’Neill (University of Massachusetts at Amherst).

2. Feminism and the History of Philosophy: Robin May Schott (Danish University of Education).

3. Pragmatism: Shannon Sullivan (Pennsylvania State University).

Part II: Ethical Inquiries:.

4. Ethics and Feminism: Marilyn Friedman (Washington University in St Louis) and Angela Bolte (University of Nevada-Reno).

5. Moral Psychology: Margaret Urban Walker (Arizona State University).

6. Feminist Bioethics: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going: Hilde Lindemann (Michigan State University).

7. Feminism and Disability: Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University).

Part III: Political Perspectives:.

8. Feminist Political Philosophy: Nancy Hirschmann (University of Pennsylvania).

9. Postcolonial Feminisms: Genealogies and Recent Directions: Ofelia Schutte (University of South Florida in Tampa).

10. Lesbian Philosophy: Cheshire Calhoun (Colby College).

11. Can Third Wave Feminism Be Inclusive? Intersectionality, Its Problems and New Directions: Naomi Zack (University of Oregon).

Part IV: Knowing and Representing:.

12. Feminist Epistemologies and Women’s Lives: Lorraine Code (York University in Toronto).

13. Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science: Elizabeth Potter (Mills College).

14. Feminism and Aesthetics: Peg Brand (Indiana University in Bloomington).

15. Feminism and Poststructuralism: A Deleuzian Approach: Tamsin Lorraine (Swarthmore College).

Author Index.

Subject Index

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