A Philosophical Anthology
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Feminist Theory by Ann E. Cudd
Book Description"Feminist Theory: A Philosophical Anthology" addresses seven philosophically significant questions regarding feminism, its central concepts of sex and gender, and the project of centering women's experience. Topics of this title include the nature of sexist oppression, the sex/gender distinction, how gender-based norms influence conceptions of rationality, knowledge, and scientific objectivity, feminist ethics, feminist perspectives on self and autonomy, whether there exist distinct feminine moral perspectives, and what would comprise true liberation. This title features an introductory overview illustrating the development of feminism as a philosophical movement. It contains both classic and contemporary sources of feminist thought, including selections by Mary Wollstonecraft, John Stuart Mill, Simone de Beauvior, Kate Millett, bell hooks, Marilyn Frye, Martha Nussbaum, Louise Antony, Sally Haslanger, Helen Longino, Marilyn Friedman, Catharine MacKinnon, and Drucilla Cornell.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405116619
(248mm x 170mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ann E. Cudd
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Analyzing Oppression, Paperback (May 2006)
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Addresses seven philosophically significant questions regarding feminism, its central concepts of sex and gender, and the project of centering women's experience. This book contains topics that include the nature of sexist oppression, the sex/gender distinction, and how gender-based norms influence conceptions of rationality.
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Author Biography - Ann E. Cudd
Ann E. Cudd is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Women's Studies at the University of Kansas. She is co-editor of Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism (with Anita Superson, 2002). Robin O. Andreasen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Delaware. Her work has been featured in many journals including The British Journal of Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science, and Biology and Philosophy.
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