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Feminist Philosophies

Janet A. Kourany

Feminist Philosophies

Problems, Theories, and Applications

by Janet A. Kourany

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRosemarie Tong (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7340622M
ISBN 100133135608
ISBN 109780133135602

  In Feminist Philosophies of Life, feminist, new materialist, posthumanist, and ecofeminist philosophers challenge this tendency, approaching the question of life from alternative perspectives. Divided into three parts, the book debates the question of life in and against the emerging school of new feminist materialism, provides feminist Brand: MQUP. The Good-Natured Feminist inaugurates a sustained conversation between ecofeminism and recent writings in feminist postmodernism and radical democracy. Starting with the assumption that ecofeminism is a body of democratic theory, the book tells how the movement originated in debates about “nature” in North American radical feminisms, how it then became entangled .

In this collection of original essays, international scholars put Asian traditions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism, into conversation with one or more contemporary feminist philosophies, founding a new mode of inquiry that attends to diverse voices and the complex global relationships that define our : Columbia University Press. Feminist Philosophies. Rosi Braidotti. Search for more papers by this author. Rosi Braidotti. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Mary Eagleton. Search for more papers by this author. First published: 01 January Feminist Postmodernism. The Importance of Psychoanalysis and Post‐structuralism.

Feminist philosophy of science is a branch of feminist philosophy that seeks to understand how the acquirement of knowledge through scientific means has been influenced by notions of gender and gender roles in society. Feminist philosophers of science question how scientific research and scientific knowledge itself may be influenced and possibly compromised by the social and .   Erin MCCARTHY, Ethics Embodied: Rethinking Selfhood through Continental, Japanese, and Feminist Philosophies Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, Erin McCarthy introduces her book by saying, “What follows here opens a dialogue and prepares the way for further exploration” (1).


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Feminist philosophy means is either philosophy at the foundation of feminisms or and the creative use of feminist critiques of traditional philosophy. there are different feminist philosophies in this sense of the phrase. Martha Nussbaum argues in her book Sex and Social Justice denies that sex or sexuality are morally relevant.

In Feminist Philosophies of Life, feminist, new materialist, posthumanist, and ecofeminist philosophers challenge this tendency, approaching the question of life from alternative perspectives.

Much of the history of Western ethical thought has revolved around debates about what constitutes a good life, and claims that a good life is achievable /5.

Feminist Philosophies A-Z covers contemporary material in a number of feminist approaches. It illustrates the complexity, range and interconnectedness of issues in feminist philosophy while making clear the relationship of feminist philosophy to the rest of philosophy as a discipline (epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, social philosophy and /5(2).

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From the intro of the book: "Feminist Philosophies A–Z is a reference covering contemporary feminist philosophy. It is oriented toward students in feminist philosophy and women’s studies classes as well as a general audience interested in feminist theory.

Book Description: A concise alphabetical guide to the key terms, issues, theoretical approaches, projects and thinkers in feminist philosophy. Feminist Philosophies A-Z covers contemporary material in a number of feminist approaches.

It illustrates the complexity, range and interconnectedness of issues in feminist philosophy while making clear the relationship of. An Introduction to Feminist Philosophy shows how feminist thinking on these and related topics has developed since the s.

The book also explains how feminist philosophy relates to the many forms of feminist politics. The book provides clear, succinct and readable accounts of key feminist thinkers including de Beauvoir, Butler, Gilligan.

Feminist Philosophies A-Z is a small book, pages including bibliography and introduction, with a very specific focus. Arranged in alphabetical order as the title indicates, this book covers terminology, concepts, philosophical theories and philosophers relevant to contemporary feminist philosophy.

This book is one of fifteen in. Feminist Philosophies of Life Hasana Sharp, ‎Chloë Taylor, (eds.) Much of the history of western ethical thought has revolved around debates about what constitutes a good life, and claims that a good life is achievable only by certain human beings.

Feminist Philosophies of Life signals the importance of distinctively feminist reflections upon matters of shared concern among living beings. For many of the contributors to this volume, it is not enough to expose the tendency of discourses to normalize and exclude differently-abled, racialized, feminized, and gender nonconforming people.

Feminist philosophy both critiques and contributes to all fields of philosophy. It has moved beyond its original insight that gendered power deeply colors the methods and substance of philosophy.

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Feminist philosophy is an approach to philosophy from a feminist perspective and also the employment of philosophical methods to feminist topics and questions.

Feminist philosophy involves both reinterpreting philosophical texts and methods in order to supplement the feminist movement and attempts to criticise or re-evaluate the ideas of traditional philosophy from.

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Above all, Asian and Feminist Philosophies in Dialogue makes Asian thought a significant player in that conversation. This is a dynamic collection in service of the highest aims of philosophia —gaining wisdom and giving voice to thoughts yet : Jennifer Mcweeny.

?Feminist Philosophies of Life reveals that central ontological questions about life have significant ethico-political import that calls for robust feminist analysis. Given the many threats to both human and non-human life that plague our globe today, it is a most timely and important contribution that fulfills its call admirably.?Author: Hasana Sharp.Very good.

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Istextbook: Yes. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged/5(11).metaphysics is necessary to feminist philosophy.

she also recommends that non-feminist metaphysicians need a change of methodology, one that incorporates the insights of feminist and other critical philosophies. These three essays provide much to think about.

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