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Feminist Theory A Philosophical Anthology

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ISBN-10: 1405116617

ISBN-13: 9781405116619

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ann E. Cudd, Robin O. Andreasen

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Feminist Theory: A Philosophical Anthology addresses seven philosophically significant questions regarding feminism, its central concepts of sex and gender, and the project of centering women's experience. Topics include the nature of sexist oppression, the sex/gender distinction, how gender-based norms influence conceptions of rationality, knowledge, and scientific objectivity, feminist ethics, feminst perspectives on self and autonomy, whether there exist distinct feminine moral perspectives, and what would comprise true liberation. Features an introductory overview illustrating the development of feminism as a philosophical movement Contains both classic and…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
What is Feminism?
Introduction
Of the Pernicious Effects Which Arise From the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society
The Subjection of Women
Introduction from The Second Sex
Theory of Sexual Politics
Black Women: Shaping Feminist Theory: bell hooks
What is Sexism?
Introduction
Sexism
Oppression: M
Five Faces of Oppression
On Psychological Oppression
What is Gender?
Introduction
Pre-theoretical Assumptions in Evolutionary Explanations of Female Sexuality
Natures and Norms
Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire
Gender and Race: (What) Are They? (What) Do We Want Them to Be?"
Is Knowledge Gendered?
Introduction
The Man of Reason
Feminist Epistemology: An Interpretation and a Defense
Can There Be a Feminist Science?
Rethinking Standpoint Epistemology
Is Value Gendered?
Introduction
The Need for More Than Justice
An Ethic of Care
Vulnerability and the Moral Nature of Dependency Relations
Feminist Contractarianism
Women and Cultural Universals
What is a Self?
Introduction
Autonomy and Identity in Feminist Thinking
Autonomy, Social Disruption, and Women
Forgetting Yourself
Outliving Oneself
What Would Liberation Be?
Introduction
Conclustion from The Second Sex
Difference and Dominance: On Sex Discrimination
Toward a Humanist Justice
Feminism, Utopianism, and the Role of the Ideal in Political Philosophy
Index