A Mind of One's Own
Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity
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Mind of One's Own by Louise M. Antony
Book DescriptionA book of tremendous influence when it first appeared, A Mind of One's Own reminded readers that the tradition of Western philosophy-- in particular, the ideals of reason and objectivity-- has come down to us from white males, nearly all of whom are demonstrably sexist, even misogynist. In this second edition, the original authors continue to ask, What are the implications of this fact for contemporary feminists working within this tradition? The second edition pursues this question about the value of reason and objectivity in new directions using the fresh perspectives and diverse viewpoints of the new generation of feminist philosophers. A Mind of One's Own is essential reading and an essential reference for philosophers and for all scholars and students concerned about the nature of knowledge and our pursuit of it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813366074
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Louise M. Antony
Chomsky and His Critics, Hardback (March 2003)» View all books by Louise M. Antony
* Distinguished list of critics: William G. Lycan, Galen Strawson, Jeffrey Poland, Georges Rey, Frances Egan, Paul Horwich, Peter Ludlow, Paul Pietroski, Alison Gopnik, and Ruth Millikan. * Includes Chomskya s substantial new replies and responses to each essay. * The best critical introduction to Chomskya s thought as a whole.
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Author Biography - Louise M. Antony
Louise Antony is professor of philosophy at Ohio State University. Her research and teaching interests are in the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of language, the foundations of cognitive science, and feminist theory. Charlotte Witt is professor and chair of philosophy at the University of New Hampshire. Her teaching and research interests are in ancient philosophy and feminist theory. She is the author of Substance and Essence in Aristotle.
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