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Is There a “Feminist” Philosophy of Language?

Louise Antony

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

I distinguish two types of feminist projects within philosophy. One, which I call the “practicalist” project, aims simply to solve philosophical issues of concern to feminism, with no prior ... More


The Analytic Tradition, Radical (Feminist) Interpretation, and the Hygiene Hypothesis

Sharyn Clough

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In analytic philosophy of science, political interests are viewed as a negative influence on science. I present an epidemiological case study concerning the “hygiene hypothesis” and argue that the ... More


Language, Politics, and “The Folk”: Looking for “The Meaning” of ‘Race’ 1

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Much of the contemporary discussion of race employs a “semantic strategy” according to which one first determines the ordinary meaning of “race,” and then inquires whether there is anything in the ... More


Who Are We?: Modern Identities Between Taylor and Foucault

Allison Weir

in Identities and Freedom: Feminist Theory Between Power and Connection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936861
eISBN:
9780199333073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936861.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

Charles Taylor and Michel Foucault offer two very different descriptions and analyses of modern identities. While it can be argued that Taylor and Foucault are thematizing two very different aspects ... More


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