Item description for A Companion to Feminist Philosophy (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) by Alison M. Jaggar & Iris Marion Young...
Including over 50 newly-commissioned survey articles, this volume represents a comprehensive guide to feminist philosophy. The advent and development of feminist philosophy is traced and contexualized by the editors in the introduction, followed by essays that reflect both conventional philosophical divisions, as well as a number of topics absent from mainstream philosophy. There are sections on Feminist Perspectives on the Western Canon, Theories of Subjectivity and Embodiment, Moral Theory, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Knowledge, Philosophy of Language, and Aesthetics and Practical Concerns.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.63" Width: 6.77" Height: 2.07" Weight: 2.78 lbs.
Release Date Feb 3, 2000
ISBN 0631220674 ISBN13 9780631220671
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More About Alison M. Jaggar & Iris Marion Young
Alison M. Jagger is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her books include Feminist Frameworks co-edited with Paula Rothenberg (3e, 1993); Feminist Politics and Human Nature (1983); Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing, co-edited with Susan R. Bordo (1989); and Living with Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics (1994). Jaggar was a founding member of the Society for Women in Philosophy and is past Chair of the American Philosophical Committee on the Status of Women.
Iris Marion Young is Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, where she teaches ethics, political philosophy, and women's studies. She is the author of Justice and the Politics of Difference (1990) and Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy and Policy (1997).
Alison M. Jaggar has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Colorado at Boulder.
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Excellent collection of articles on/in feminist philosophy Aug 4, 2004
This is by far the best Blackwell Companion to Philosophy I have seen, and I've read through quite a few of them. Jaggar and Young have edited a masterpiece which will someday be seen as a classic in the fields of philosophy, gender studies, and feminist thought.
I will be using many of the articles from this anthology in my Philosophy of Woman undergraduate course, as experts introduce the specific field (e.g., "Racism," "Body Politics," etc.) with clear language and a panoramic scope of the issues and debates considered.