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Philosophies Of Science

Feminist Theories, 1st Edition

By Jane Duran


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This book presents the current feminist critique of science and the philosophy of science in such a way that students of philosophy of science, philosophers, feminist theorists, and scientists will find the material accessible and intellectually rigorous.Contemporary feminist debate, as well as the debate brought on by the radical critics of scienc

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Growth of Philosophy of Science -- Philosophy of Science: An Overview -- Positivism and the Vienna Circle -- Positivist Influences -- Part 2 The New Moves in Science Studies -- Kuhnian Revolutions -- Philosophy/Sociology of Science -- The Advent of Feminist Theory -- Part 3 Extensions of Philosophy of Science -- The Radical Critique of Science -- Naturalizing Scientific Justification -- Part 4 Conclusion -- Concluding Comments

About the Author

Jane Duran is professor of philosophy at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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