Feminist Theory: A Philosophical Anthology

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Feminist Theory: A Philosophical Anthology addresses seven philosophically significant questions regarding feminism, its central concepts of sex and gender, and the project of centering women’s experience.



  • Topics include the nature of sexist oppression, the sex/gender distinction, how gender-based norms influence conceptions of rationality, knowledge, and scientific objectivity, feminist ethics, feminst perspectives on self and autonomy, whether there exist distinct feminine moral perspectives, and what would comprise true liberation.



  • Features an introductory overview illustrating the development of feminism as a philosophical movement



  • Contains both classic and contemporary sources of feminist thought, including selections by Mary Wollstonecraft, John Stuart Mill, Simone de Beauvior, Kate Millett, bell hooks, Marilyn Frye, Martha Nussbaum, Louise Antony, Sally Haslanger, Helen Longino, Marilyn Friedman, Catharine MacKinnon, and Drucilla Cornell.

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Feminist Theory: A Philosophical Anthology addresses seven philosophically significant questions regarding feminism, its central concepts of sex and gender, and the project of centering women's experience.The volume's well-chosen essays contemplate the nature of sexist oppression; the sex/gender distinction; how gender-based norms influence conceptions of rationality, knowledge, and scientific objectivity; feminist ethics; feminist perspectives on self and autonomy; whether there exist distinct feminine moral perspectives; and what would comprise true liberation.With its introductory overview illustrating the development of feminism as a philosophical movement, this book can serve as a useful text in any philosophy course as well as a stand-alone text for a course in feminist theory..

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Ann E. Cudd is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Women’s Studies at the University of Kansas. She is co-editor of Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism (with Anita Superson, 2002).


Robin O. Andreasen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Delaware. Her work has been featured in many journals including The British Journal of Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science, and Biology and Philosophy.

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