David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Social Philosophy Today 17:153-162 (2001)
When diversity figures in ways that insulate women's differences from one another rather than theorizing about them together, it is difficult to see how interactionamong women that recognizes their differences is possible. In turn, the possibility of communication may seem inordinately difficult when taking place among diverse groups about their differences. While not denying these difficulties, I want to avoid approaches and practices that may draw us into a stalemate in considering possibilities for communication. In the following, I bring together Maria Lugones's reflections on cross-cultural understanding with some of the ways of articulating understanding highlighted by the later Wittgenstein, which are open to the possibility of communicating differences.
|Keywords||Lugones Wittgenstein understanding across difference|
|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
Myra J. Hird (2004). Sex, Gender, and Science. Palgrave Macmillan.
Deboleena Roy (2012). Neuroethics, Gender and the Response to Difference. Neuroethics 5 (3):217-230.
Manuel Toscano (2011). What Kind of Values Do Languages Have? Means of Communication and Cultural Heritage. Redescriptions. Yearbook of Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory 15:171-184.
David Henderson (2011). Lets Be Flexible: Our Interpretive/Explanatory Toolbox, or In Praise of Using a Range of Tools. Journal of the Philosophy of History 5 (2):261-299.
María Lugones (1987). Playfulness, "World"-Travelling, and Loving Perception. Hypatia 2 (2):3 - 19.
Kathleen Lennon & Margaret Whitford (eds.) (1994). Knowing the Difference: Feminist Perspectives in Epistemology. Routledge.
Béla Szabados (1997). Wittgenstein's Women. Journal of Philosophical Research 22:483-508.
Maria Lugones (2006). On Complex Communication. Hypatia 21 (3):75-85.
Josè Medina (2003). Identity Trouble: Disidentification and the Problem of Difference. Philosophy and Social Criticism 29 (6):655-680.
Jana Sawicki (1986). Foucault and Feminism: Toward a Politics of Difference. Hypatia 1 (2):23 - 36.
Cristina Bicchieri, Azi Lev-On & Alex Chavez (2010). The Medium or the Message? Communication Relevance and Richness in Trust Games. Synthese 176 (1):125 - 147.
Peter Singer (1998). Reconciling Impartial Morality and a Feminist Ethic of Care. Journal of Value Inquiry 32 (4):451-463.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads8 ( #173,508 of 1,102,634 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #85,067 of 1,102,634 )
How can I increase my downloads?