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Feminists Rethink The Self

1st Edition

By Diana Meyers


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How is women's conception of self affected by the caregiving responsibilities traditionally assigned to them and by the personal vulnerabilities imposed on them? If institutions of male dominance profoundly influence women's lives and minds, how can women form judgments about their own best interests and overcome oppression? Can feminist politics s

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1 Outliving Oneself: Trauma, Memory, and Personal Identity, 2 Autonomy and Social Relationships: Rethinking the Feminist Critique, 3 Picking Up Pieces: Lives, Stories, and Integrity, 4 Ownership and the Body, 5 Forgetting Yourself, 6 Queering the Center by Centering the Queer: Reflections on Transsexuals and Secular Jews, 7 Good Grief, It's Plato!, 8 Sympathy and Solidarity: On a Tightrope with Scheler, 9 Emotion and Heterodox Moral Perception: An Essay in Moral Social Psychology, 10 Human Dependency and Rawlsian Equality

About the Author

Diana Tietjens Meyers is professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. She is the author of Subjection and Subjectivity: Psychoanalytic Feminism and Moral Philosophy Inalienable Rights: A defence and Self, Society, and Personal Choice. She is the editor of Feminist Ethics and Social Theory: A Sourcebook and coeditor of numerous books, including Women and Moral Theory.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies