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Women, Knowledge, and Reality: Explorations in Feminist Philosophy (Place)

 
 
 
 
Women, Knowledge, and Reality: Explorations in Feminist Philosophy (Place)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415917971
ISBN 10: 415917972
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1996-10-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $45.95
 
 

This second edition of Women, Knowledge, and Reality continues to exhibit the ways in which feminist philosophers enrich and challenge philosophy. Essays by twenty-five feminist philosophers, seventeen of them new to the second edition, address fundamental issues in philosophical and feminist methods, metaphysics, epistemology, and the philosophies of science, language, religion and mind/body. This second edition expands the perspectives of women of color, of postmodernism and French feminism, and focuses on the most recent controversies in feminist theory and philosophy.

The chapters are organized by traditional fields of philosophy, and include introductions which contrast the ideas of feminist thinkers with traditional philosophers. The collected essays illustrate both the depth and breadth of feminist critiques and the range of contemporary feminist theoretical perspectives.