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The Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy

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Publisher Comments:

The thirteen specially-commissioned essays in this volume are designed to provide an accessible and stimulating guide through an area of philosophical thought and literature that has seen massive expansion in recent years. They encompass all the core subject areas commonly taught in anglophone undergraduate and graduate philosophy courses, offering both an overview of and a contribution to the relevant debates. This volume will be essential reading for any student or teacher of philosophy who is curious about the place of feminism in their subject.

Synopsis:

Specially-commissioned essays offering an overview of the place of feminism in philosophy.

Synopsis:

These specially-commissioned essays are designed to provide an accessible and stimulating guide to an area of philosophical thought and literature that has seen massive expansion in recent years. They will interest any student or teacher of philosophy who is curious about the place of feminism in their subject.

Synopsis:

Specially-commissioned essays offering an overview of the place of feminism in philosophy.

Table of Contents

Introduction Miranda Fricker and Jennifer Hornsby; 1. Feminism in ancient philosophy: The feminist stake in Greek rationalism Sabina Lovibond; 2. Feminism in philosophy of mind: The question of personal identity Susan James; 3. Feminism in philosophy of mind: Against physicalism Naomi Scheman; 4. Feminism and psychoanalysis: Using Melanie Klein Sarah Richmond; 5. Feminism in philosophy of language: Communicative speech acts Jennifer Hornsby; 6. Feminism in metaphysics: Negotiating the natural Sally Haslanger; 7. Feminism in epistemology: Exclusion and objectification Rae Langton; 8. Feminism in epistemology: Pluralism without postmodernism Miranda Fricker; 9. Feminism in philosophy of science: Making sense of contingency and constraint Alison Wylie; 10. Feminism in political philosophy: Women's difference Diemut Bubeck; 11. Feminism in ethics: Conceptions of autonomy Marilyn Friedman; 12. Feminism in ethics: Moral justification Alison Jaggar; 13. Feminism in history of ideas: Appropriating the past Genevieve Lloyd.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521624695
Editor:
Fricker, Miranda
Editor:
Hornsby, Jennifer
Editor:
Fricker, Miranda
Editor:
Hornsby, Jennifer
Author:
Fricker, Miranda
Author:
Hornsby, Jennifer
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, U.K. ;
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Series Volume:
98-651
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.95x6.02x.73 in. .98 lbs.

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