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Political Writings

Simone de Beauvoir

Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036941
eISBN:
9780252097201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036941.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book offers an abundance of newly translated essays by the author that demonstrate a heretofore unknown side of her political philosophy. The book documents and contextualizes the author’s ... More


On the Celibate Life Freely Chosen, or Life Without Commitments

in A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779201
eISBN:
9780226779232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779232.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In On the Celibate Life Freely Chosen, or Life without Commitments, Gabrielle Suchon aims to demonstrate the orthodoxy of the neutral life, specifically proposing a third way for women who aspire to ... More


Care-based Epistemology and the Comparative Feminist Context

Vrinda Dalmiya

in Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues for extending insights of care ethics into a theory of knowledge. It lays out the motivations behind constructing a feminist virtue epistemology founded on what could be called ... More


Intellectual Virtue in a Comparative Context

Vrinda Dalmiya

in Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter introduces virtue epistemology—the shift from evaluating beliefs to evaluating characteristic traits of epistemic agents. Some Mahābhārata episodes and the complexity of dharma come ... More


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