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 An Egalitarian Overview

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

After critiquing principle-based and case-based approaches to bioethics, this chapter develops and defends a conception of gender justice, as central to analyses of issues in women’s health care. ... More


Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech

Ishani Maitra and Mary Kate McGowan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199236282
eISBN:
9780191741357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Most liberal societies are deeply committed to a principle of free speech. At the same time, however, there is evidence that some kinds of speech are harmful in ways that are detrimental to important ... More


Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Debra Satz and Rob Reich (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The late Susan Moller Okin was a leading political theorist whose scholarship integrated political philosophy and issues of gender, the family, and culture. This volume stems from a conference on ... More


Feminist Writings

Simone de Beauvoir

Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039003
eISBN:
9780252097171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039003.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

By turns surprising and revelatory, this sixth volume in the Beauvoir series presents newly discovered writings and lectures while providing new translations and contexts for the author's more ... More


Equality of Opportunity and the Family

David Miller

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Noting that Okin placed the family at the center of concerns about justice, this chapter explores the relationship between the family and the achievement of equality of opportunity. The chapter ... More


On the Tension between Sex Equality and Religious Freedom *

Cass Sunstein

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses the challenge that religious liberty poses to gender equality, a challenge that was central to Okin's rejection of a blanket endorsement for multiculturalism. This chapter ... More


Citizenship and Faith

Amina Wadud

in Women and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Wadud analyzes citizenship in theocratic states governed by Shari’ah, or Islamic law, states which do not traditionally envisage the equality of women. Against such theocratic systems, Wadud argues ... More


Whose Right? Ronald Dworkin, Women, and Pornographers

Rae Langton

in Sexual Solipsism: Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199247066
eISBN:
9780191594823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247066.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Feminist argument against pornography is intelligible in liberal terms, as a rights-based argument of principle, and a goal-based consequentialist argument of policy. Ronald Dworkin prizes equality, ... More


Women and Europe: 1997

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses European legal developments that have important implications for women. The Treaty of Rome was, at the time of writing, forty years old. For forty years its very famous article ... More


Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Clare Chambers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198744009
eISBN:
9780191842337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State is a critique of the state recognition of marriage and a proposal for an alternative form of regulation. Part One, ‘Against ... More


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