By Moira Gatens
This super available textbook presents a wide--ranging research of the kinfolk among philosophy and feminist idea. interpreting not just feminist opinions of philosophical principles, Gatens additionally seems on the ways that feminist thought could be expert by way of philosophical research and debates. Gatens adopts an historic process, starting with an research of Mary Wollstonecrafta s critique of Rousseau. She then examines makes an attempt by way of Harriet Taylor and J. S. Mill to increase liberal rules to womena s scenario. different chapters talk about the paintings of more moderen philosophers, together with Simone de Beauvoir, Luce Irigaray, Mary Daly and Dale Spender. Gatens concludes with a dialogue of present debates within the politics of sexual distinction.
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