Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?: Thinking from Women's Lives

Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?: Thinking from Women's Lives

by Sandra G. Harding


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ISBN-13: 9780335097609
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/1991
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (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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