The Other: Feminist Reflections in Ethics

Palgrave Macmillan (2007)
The western philosophical tradition, with its focus on universal concepts and a presumed neuter, but ultimately male subject, has only relatively recently become open to the question of alterity, in particular the alterity of woman as the other of man. The essays of this volume reflect in particular on the ethical implications of taking the feminine other into account. This necessitates a rethinking of the implicit structures of Western philosophy which continue to exclude women as subjects who contribute to the conceptualization of world and society. This volume, which gives voice to women philosophers, is a contribution to that task
Keywords Other (Philosophy  Feminist ethics
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Call number BJ1395.O84 2007
ISBN(s) 0230506879   9780230506879
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