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1st Edition

Rethinking Feminist Ethics
Care, Trust and Empathy

ISBN 9780415180337
Published August 13, 1998 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

The question of whether there can be a distinctively female ethics is one of the most important and controversial debates in gender studies, philosophy and psychology today. Rethinking Feminist Ethics; Care, Trust and Empathy marks a bold intervention in these debates and bridges the ground between women theorists disenchanted with aspects of traditional ethics and traditional theories that insist upon the need for some ethical principles.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 An ethic of care; Chapter 2 An ethic of broad empathy; Chapter 3 An ethic of trust; Chapter 4 A dialogical ethic; Chapter 5 Conclusion;

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Daryl Koehn is Wicklander Chair of Professional Ethics at DePaul University, Chicago. She is the author of The Ground of Professional Ethics (Routledge).