By Deborah K. Heikes
This publication represents a sustained argument for a feminist concept of rationality. It opens by means of asking the query: is cause inherently masculine? Deborah okay. Heikes is going directly to solution this question negatively and to ascertain what feminists really wish from a conception of rationality, specifying what a advantage thought of rationality is and the way it really works. She identifies these good points that feminists think are vital to cause, determining 4 dichotomies which are significant to feminist considering (mind/body, reason/emotion, identity/difference, objectivity/subjectivity), and argues that they are often captured through conceiving of rationality as a advantage proposal. She extra demonstrates how a particularly feminist thought of rationality supplies target grounds for feminists' ethical, political and epistemic agendas.
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Virtue of Feminist Rationality (Continuum Studies in Philosophy) by Deborah K. Heikes