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Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 052162469X

ISBN-13: 9780521624695

Edition: 2000

Authors: Miranda Fricker, Jennifer Hornsby

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These essays are written by philosophers at the forefront of feminist scholarship, and are designed to provide an accessible guide to this philosophical literature. They range from history of philosophy through metaphysics to philosophy of science.
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Book details

List price: $32.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Jennifer Hornsby is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London.

List of contributors
Preface
Introduction
Feminism in ancient philosophy: The feminist stake in Greek rationalism
Feminism in philosophy of mind: The question of personal identity
Feminism in philosophy of mind: Against physicalism
Feminism and psychoanalysis: Using Melanie Klein
Feminism in philosophy of language: Communicative speech acts
Feminism in metaphysics: Negotiating the natural
Feminism in epistemology: Exclusion and objectification
Feminism in epistemology: Pluralism without postmodernism
Feminism in philosophy of science: Making sense of contingency and constraint
Feminism in political philosophy: Women's difference
Feminism in ethics: Conceptions of autonomy
Feminism in ethics: Moral justification
Feminism in history of philosophy: Appropriating the past
Further reading
Index