French Women Philosophers
A Contemporary Reader
Edited by Christina Howells
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French Women Philosophers by Christina Howells
Book DescriptionThis reader is the first of its kind to present the work of leading French women philosophers to an English-speaking audience. Many of the articles appear for the first time in English and have been specially translated for the collection. Christina Howells draws on major areas of philosophical and theoretical debate including Ethics, Psychoanalysis, Law, Politics, History, Science and Rationality. Each section and article is clearly introduced and situated in its intellectual context. The book is necessarily feminist in inspiration but draws on an unusually wide range of thinkers, chosen to represent the philosophy of women rather than feminist philosophy. It will be ideal for anyone coming to this area for the first time as well as those seeking to extend their understanding of French thought and Continental Philosophy. Articles by the following writers are included: Francoise Collin, Sylviane Agacinski, Catherine Chalier, Luce Irigaray, Francoise Proust, Francoise Dastur, Barbara Cassin, Natalie Depraz, Elisabeth de Fontenay, Elisabeth Badinter, Francoise Heritier, Helene Cixous, Monique Schneider, Julia Kristeva, Sarah Kofman, Monique David Menard, Francoise d'Eaubonne, Genevieve Fraisse, Michele Le Doeuff, Natalie Charraud, Francoise Balibar, Anne Fagot-Largeault, Colette Guillaumin, Dominique Schnapper, Myriam Revault-D'Allonnes, Nicole Loraux, Mireille Delmas-Marty, Blandine Kriegel.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415261401
(246mm x 174mm x 32mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This reader presents the work of leading French women philosophers. Many of the articles appear in English for the first time in this volume and have been specially translated. Subjects include ethics, psychoanalysis, law, politics, history, science and rationality.
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Author Biography - Christina Howells
Christina Howells is Professor of French at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Wadham College. She is author of Sartre's Theory of Literature (1979), Sartre: The Necessity of Freedom (1988), Derrida: from Phenomenology to Ethics (1998), and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Sartre (1992).
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