The Other: Feminist Reflections in Ethics by Helen FieldingThe Other: Feminist Reflections in Ethics by Helen Fielding

The Other: Feminist Reflections in Ethics

byHelen Fielding, Gabrielle Hiltmann, Dorothea Olkowski

Hardcover | April 25, 2007

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The western philosophical tradition has only recently explored alterity, in particular the alterity of woman as the other of man. This volume reflects on the ethical implications of this, and on the need for a rethinking of the implicit structures of Western philosophy, which exclude women as subjects who conceptualize the world and society.
HELEN FIELDING Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada ANNEMIE HALSEMA Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands GABRIELLE HILTMANN Lecturer in Philosophy, Basel University, Switzerland RACHEL JONES Lecturer in Philosophy, University...
Title:The Other: Feminist Reflections in EthicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:274 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.83 inPublished:April 25, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230506879

ISBN - 13:9780230506879

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Introduction: Accounting for the Other - Towards an Ethics of Thinking; Gabrielle Hiltmann PART I: The Other and its Impacts on an Ethical Relation to Oneself The Gift of Recognition: Self and Other in the Multicultural Situi; Annemarie Halsema Relational Identity: An Interpersonal Approach to the Body-Soul-Consciousness Problem; Gabrielle Hiltmann Beyond Narcissism: Women and Civilization; Dorothea Olkowski PART II: The Other in Relational Ethics The Relational Ontologies of Caverero and Battersby: Natality, Time and the Self; Rachel Jones Mothers/Intellectuals: Alterities of a 'Dual' Identity; Gail Weiss PART III: The Ethical Otherness of the Body Embodiment and the Ethical Concept of a Person; Anne Reichold Recognition Beyond Narcissism: Imaging the Body's Ownness and Strangeness; Jenny Slatman Becoming Animated; Cathryn Vasseleu PART IV: Otherness and Ethical Perspective The Contemplative Conditions of a Moral Action; Christina Schües Plural Perspectives and Independence: Political and Moral Judgement in Hannah Arendt; Veronica Vasterling Index