Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Paperback | March 28, 2012

bySharon Crasnow, Anita M. Superson

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Out from the Shadows showcases the work of 18 analytical feminists from a variety of traditional areas of philosophy: social and political philosophy, normative ethics, virtue theory, metaethics, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of science. The collection isunique both in its focus on analytical feminism and in its breadth across the subdisciplines within philosophy.The book highlights successful uses of concepts and approaches from traditional philosophy, and illustrates the contributions that feminist approaches have made and could make to the analysis of issues in key areas of traditional philosophy, while also demonstrating that traditional philosophyignores feminist insights and feminist critiques of traditional philosophy at its own peril.

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Out from the Shadows showcases the work of 18 analytical feminists from a variety of traditional areas of philosophy: social and political philosophy, normative ethics, virtue theory, metaethics, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of science. The collection isunique both in its focus on analytical feminis...

Sharon Crasnow is Professor of Philosophy at Norco College. Her current interests include feminist standpoint theory and the epistemology of case studies in the social sciences. Her work appears in several book chapters, as well as in Philosophy of Science, Hypatia, Science and Education, and Philosophy of Social Science. Anita M. Sup...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:March 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceIntroduction1. Ann E. Cudd: Resistance Is (Not) Futile: Analytical Feminism's Relation to Political Philosophy2. Helga Varden: A Feminist, Kantian Conception of the Right to Bodily Integrity: The Cases of Abortion and Homosexuality3. Andrea Westlund: Autonomy in Relation4. Robin S. Dillon: Critical Character Theory: Toward a Feminist Perspective on 'Vice' (and 'Virtue')5. Anne Barnhill: Modesty as a Feminist Sexual Virtue6. Anita M. Superson: Standards of Rationality and the Challenge of the Moral Skeptic7. Julia Driver: Constructivism and Feminism8. Jennifer Saul: Politically Significant Terms and the Philosophy of Language: Methodological Issues9. Maura Tumulty: Illocution and Expectations of Being Heard10. Louise Antony: Is There A 'Feminist' Philosophy of Language?11. Miranda Fricker: Silence and Institutional Prejudice12. Heidi E. Grasswick: Knowing Moral Agents: Epistemic Dependence and the Moral Realm13. Phyllis Rooney: What is Distinctive about Feminist Epistemology at 25?14. Elizabeth Anderson: Uses of Value Judgments in Science: A General Argument, with Lessons from a Case Study of Feminist Research on Divorce15. Sharyn Clough: The Analytic Tradition, Radical (Feminist) Interpretation, and the Hygiene Hypothesis16. Mirian Solomon: The Web of Valief: An Assessment of Feminist Radical Empiricism17. Mariam Thalos: Self-Constructions: An Existentialist Approach to Self and Social Identity18. Ann Garry: Who Is Included? Intersectionality, Metaphors, and the Multiplicity of Gender