Dancing with Iris: The Philosophy of Iris Marion Young by Ann Ferguson

Dancing with Iris: The Philosophy of Iris Marion Young

EditorAnn Ferguson, Mechthild Nagel

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Iris Marion Young was a world-renowned feminist moral and political philosopher whose many books and articles spanned more than three decades. She explored issues of social justice and oppression theory, the phenomenology of women's bodies, deliberative democracy and questions of terrorism,violence, international law and the role of the national security state. Her works have been of great interest to those both in the analytic and Continental philosophical tradition, and her roots range from critical theory (Habermas and Marcuse), and phenomenology (Beauvoir and Merleau Ponty) topoststructural psychoanalytic feminism (Kristeva and Ingaray). This anthology of writings aims to carry on the fruitful lines of thought she created and contains works by both well-known and younger authors who explore and engage critically with aspects of her work. The essays include personal remembrances as well as a last interview with Young about her work.The essays are organized into topic areas that are of interest to students in advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in ethics, feminist theory, and political philosophy.

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Ann Ferguson is Emerita Professor of Women's Studies and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Mechthild Nagel is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies at the State University of New York, College at Cortland.
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Title:Dancing with Iris: The Philosophy of Iris Marion YoungFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 5.98 × 9.09 × 0.59 inPublished:October 22, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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I. Homage to Iris Marion Young1. Ann Ferguson: Introduction2. Vlasta Jalusic and Mojca Pajnik: When I think about myself as politically engaged, I think of myself as a citizen: Interview with Irish Young3. Karsten J. Struhl: Letter to Iris YoungII. Embodiment, Phenomenology and Gender4. Sandra Bartky: Iris Young and the Gendering of Phenomenology5. Michaele Ferguson: Resonance and Dissonance: The Role of Personal Experience in Iris Marion Young's Feminist Phenomenology6. Susan Leigh Foster: Throwing Like a Girl, Dancing Like a Feminist Philosopher7. Bonnie Mann: Iris Marion Young: Between Phenomenology and Structural InjusticeIII. Theorizing the State: Method, Violence and Resistance8. Alison M. Jaggar: L'Imagination au pouvoir: Comparing John Rawlss Method of Ideal Theory with Iris Marion Youngs Method of Critical Theory9. Bat-Ami Bar On: Thinking Between Democracy and Violence10. Margaret Denike: Engendering [In]Security and Terror: On the Protection Racket of Security StatesIV. Justice: Ethics and Responsibility11. Martha Nussbaum: Iris Young's Last Thoughts on Responsibility for Global Justice12. Claudia Card: Injustice, Evil, and Oppression13. Lori Gruen: The Faces of Animal Oppression14. Desiree Melton: Making Character Disposition Matter in Young's Deliberative DemocracyV. Justice: Democracy and Inclusion15. Ann Ferguson: Iris Young, Global Responsibility and Solidarity16. Carol C. Gould: Varieties of Global Responsibility: Social Connection, Human Rights, and Transnational Solidarity17. Mariam Martinez: On Immigration Politics in the Context of European Societies and the Structural Inequality Model18. Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo: Womens Work Trips and Multifaceted OppressionYoung BibliographyGeneral BibliographyIndex