David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Distributed Exclusively in the Usa by Palgrave (2002)
This book is a comprehensive, analytical study of the way the mind/body dichotomy has perpetuated social hierarchy on the basis of gender. It challenges the tradition of dualism and argues that the term “rational woman” is not a contradiction in terms. Having investigated the two major dualisms contained in the term “rational woman”, the author develops an argument for a new relational conception of all the terms involved in “rational woman”, emphasizing the relationship of interdependence of reason and emotion, man and woman, rather than placing these terms in hierarchical and polarized opposition.
|Keywords||Dualism Feminist theory Reason Emotions (Philosophy|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$20.93 new (45% off) $190.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||B812.P77 2002|
|ISBN(s)||0415146186 0719062594 9780719062599 9780415146180|
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
Paul Davis & Lisa Edwards (2014). The New IOC and IAAF Policies on Female Eligibility: Old Emperor, New Clothes? Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 8 (1):44-56.
Chad Painter & Patrick Ferrucci (2012). Unprofessional, Ineffective, and Weak: A Textual Analysis of the Portrayal of Female Journalists onSports Night. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 27 (4):248-262.
Terrell Carver (2008). Liberalism, Reason(Ableness) and the Politicization of Truth: Marx's Critique and the Ironies of Marxism. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 11 (2):115-129.
Similar books and articles
Claudia Leeb (2009). The Im-Possibility of a Feminist Subject. Social Philosophy Today 25:47-60.
Mari Mikkola (2007). Gender Sceptics and Feminist Politics. Res Publica 13 (4):361-380.
Mari Mikkola, Feminist Perspectives on Sex and Gender. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Christine Battersby (1998). The Phenomenal Woman: Feminist Metaphysics and the Patterns of Identity. Routledge.
Laura Duhan Kaplan (1994). Woman as Caretaker: An Archetype That Supports Patriarchal Militarism. Hypatia 9 (2):123 - 133.
Toril Moi (1999). What is a Woman?: And Other Essays. Oxford University Press.
Penelope Deutscher (1997). Yielding Gender: Feminism, Deconstruction, and the History of Philosophy. Routledge.
Ben Golder, Rethinking the Subject of Postmodern Feminist Legal Theory: Towards a Feminist Foucaultian Jurisprudence.
Mari Mikkola (2009). Gender Concepts and Intuitions. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 39 (4):pp. 559-583.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads20 ( #185,579 of 1,902,070 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #281,246 of 1,902,070 )
How can I increase my downloads?