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A Companion to Feminist Philosophy free pdf Including over 50 newly-commissioned survey articles, this volume represents a comprehensive guide to feminist philosophy. The advent and development of feminist philosophy is traced and contexualized by the editors in the introduction, followed by essays that reflect both conventional philosophical divisions, as well as a number of topics absent from mainstream philosophy. There are sections on "Feminist Perspectives on the Western Canon", "Theories of Subjectivity and Embodiment", "Moral Theory", "Social and Political Philosophy", "Philosophy of Knowledge", "Philosophy of Language", and "Aesthetics and Practical Concerns". A feature of the book is the inclusion of a series of essays tracing the emergence of feminist philosophy in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. The comprehensive biography provides a useful guide to the burgeoning literature in the field.

About Alison M. Jaggar

Alison M. Jagger is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her books include "Feminist Frameworks" co-edited with Paula Rothenberg (3e, 1993)- "Feminist Politics and Human Nature" (1983)- "Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing, " co-edited with Susan R. Bordo (1989)- and "Living with Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics" (1994). Jaggar was a founding member of the Society for Women in Philosophy and is past Chair of the American Philosophical Committee on the Status of Women. Iris Marion Young is Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, where she teaches ethics, political philosophy, and women's studies. She is the author of "Justice and the Politics of Difference" (1990) and "Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy and Policy" (1997).

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Author : Alison M. Jaggar
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
Data Published : 08 January 1998
ISBN : 1557866597
EAN : 9781557866592
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 724 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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