Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (3):53-60 (2000)

Amy Allen
Pennsylvania State University
I argue that Johanna Meehan's call to examine the extra-linguistic psychic, affective and biological dimensions of gender identity is extremely important both for feminist theory in particular and for contemporary Continental philosophy in general. However, I suspect that such an examination might necessitate more than a mere expansion or reconstruction of Habermas' views; on the contrary, I suggest that Meehan's line of argument might lead instead toward a radical deconstruction of Habermasian critical theory. Key Words: feminism • Habermas • identity • moral vs ethical.
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Feminism and Habermas' Discourse Ethics.Johanna Meehan - 2000 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (3):39-52.

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