Women’s and Gender Studies: Feminist Philosophy

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy.  Fifty-six entries, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr.

    In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Current Controversies in Values and Science

    Edited by Kevin C. Elliott, Daniel Steel

    Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this important area of philosophy of science. The book is perfect for the advanced student, building up her knowledge of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • Humanity, Freedom and Feminism

    By Jill Marshall

    While some feminists seek to use ideas of the 'universal human subject' to include women, others argue that such ideas are intrinsically masculine and exclude the feminine. This book analyzes and critiques 'second wave' feminists who discuss how philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle, Descartes,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Philosophy of Social Science

    New Perspectives, 2nd edition

    By Garry Potter

    Now in its second edition, this comprehensive textbook offers an exceptionally accessible yet in-depth introduction to the philosophy of social science. Students with no previous knowledge will find themselves taken on an engaging philosophical journey: the book’s unique dialogue format anticipates…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Foucault's The History of Sexuality

    By Chloe Taylor

    Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality is one of the most influential philosophical works of the twentieth century and has been instrumental in shaping the study of Gender, Feminist Theory and Queer Theory. But Foucault’s writing can be a difficult book to grasp as Foucault assumes a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Selves, Persons, Individuals

    Philosophical Perspectives on Women and Legal Obligations

    By Janice Richardson

    Whilst feminist philosophy has frequently engaged with political theory, this original book instead considers legal theory and the practical operation of law. The work considers some of the contested meanings of what it is to be a self, a person or an individual in relation to the law of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Women in Political Theory

    By Jane Duran

    The first volume to explore comprehensively the intersection of feminism, politics, and philosophy, Women in Political Theory sheds light on the contributions of women philosophers and theorists to contemporary political thought. With close attention to the work of five central thinkers-Sarah…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Classic Social Contractarians

    Critical Perspectives from Contemporary Feminist Philosophy and Law

    By Janice Richardson

    How can we live together without subordination and oppression? What does it mean to treat each other as free and equal persons? This book uses contemporary feminist insights to examine aspects of the classic social contractarians' arguments, focusing specifically upon the work of Hobbes, Spinoza,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Breaking Bread

    Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

    By bell hooks, Cornel West

    In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about everything from community to capitalism in a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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