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1st Edition

Feminist Epistemologies

ISBN 9780415904513
Published December 21, 1992 by Routledge
324 Pages

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Book Description

This is the first collection by influential feminist theorists to focus on the heart of traditional epistemology, dealing with such issues as the nature of knowledge and objectivity from a gender perspective.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: When Feminisms Intersect Epistemology, Linda Alcoff, Elizabeth Potter; Chapter 2 Taking Subjectivity into Account, Lorraine Code; Chapter 3 Rethinking Standpoint Epistemology: What Is “Strong Objectivity”?, Sandra Harding; Chapter 4 Marginality and Epistemic Privilege, Bat-Ami Bar On; Chapter 5 Subjects, Power, and Knowledge: Description and Prescription in Feminist Philosophies of Science, Helen E. Longino; Chapter 6 Epistemological Communities, Lynn Hankinson Nelson; Chapter 7 Gender and Epistemic Negotiation, Elizabeth Potter; Chapter 8 Bodies and Knowledges: Feminism and the Crisis of Reason, Elizabeth Grosz; Chapter 9 Are “Old Wives’ Tales” Justified?, Vrinda Dalmiya, Linda Alcoff; Chapter 10 Feminism and Objective Interests: The Role of Transformation Experiences in Rational Deliberation, Susan E. Babbitt; Chapter 11 Knower/Doers and Their Moral Problems, Kathryn Pyne Addelson;

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