David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Hypatia 21 (3):151 - 165 (2006)
This essay is an examination of stupid knowing, an attempt to catalog a particular species of knowing, and to understand when, how, and why the label "stupid" gets applied to marginalized groups of knowers. Heldke examines the ways the defining processes work and the conditions that make them possible, by considering one group of people who get defined as stupid: rural people. In part, the author intends her identification and categorization of stupid knowing to support the work of theorists of resistance who have identified ways that those marginalized as stupid knowers use the cloak of their purported stupidity in the aid of their resistance. Heldke also hopes to add to the existing critique of the hierarchies of knowing an understanding of one particular way one form of knowledge is devalued: stupidification. Why are some forms of knowledge actually regarded as leaving one incapable of other forms of rational thought?
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
K. Boogaard Birgit, B. Bock Bettina, J. Oosting Simon, S. C. Wiskerke Johannes & J. der Zijpp Akkvane (forthcoming). Social Acceptance of Dairy Farming: The Ambivalence Between the Two Faces of Modernity. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics.
Evelyn B. Pluhar (2010). Meat and Morality: Alternatives to Factory Farming. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 23 (5):455-468.
Rose Zuzworsky (2001). From the Marketplace to the Dinner Plate: The Economy, Theology, and Factory Farming. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 29 (1-2):177 - 188.
John F. Kihlstrom (2004). Is There a “People Are Stupid” School in Social Psychology? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (3):348-348.
W. Warde Fowler (1913). Varro on Farming Varro on Farming. The Three Books Rerum Rusticarum, Translated with Introduction, Commentary, and Excursus by Lloyd Storr-Best, M.A. Lond. 1 Vol. 8vo. Pp. Vii + 374. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1912. 5s. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 27 (03):105-106.
Brian Campbell (2000). CATO ON FARMING A. Dalby: Cato , On Farming (De Agricultura). A Modern Translation with Commentary . Pp. 243, 11 Ills. Totnes: Prospect Books, 1998. ISBN: 0907325-80-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 50 (01):73-.
Nicholas Fearn (2004). Stupid is as Stupid Does. The Philosophers' Magazine 27 (27):58-58.
Lisa M. Heldke (2006). Farming Made Her Stupid. Hypatia 21 (3):151-165.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads12 ( #133,580 of 1,100,145 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #51,421 of 1,100,145 )
How can I increase my downloads?