Feminism is currently at an impasse. Both the liberation feminism of the 1970's and the more recent feminism of difference are increasingly faced with the limitations of their own perspectives. While feminists today generally acknowledge the need to recognise diversity, they lack a coherent framework through which this need can be articulated. In "
1 Feminism and humanism, 2 The antinomies of the Age of Enlightenment, 3 Quest for the self: feminism's appropriation of Romanticism, 4 Freedom and the encumbered self: feminism's changing relations with liberalism, 5 Feminism and critique: from Marx to Habermas, 6 Feminist alternatives and postmodernism