What Are Friends For?: Feminist Perspectives on Personal Relationships and Moral Theory

Cornell University Press (1993)
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A contribution to the feminist discussion on moral theory, exploring the debate between moral impartiality and the partiality that characterizes personal relationships, the ethic of care and its relation to justice in a gender asymmetrical society, and the role of intimate friendship in an era of the dissolution of both extended and nuclear families.



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Marilyn Friedman
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Justifying Partiality.Errol Lord - 2016 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 19 (3):569-590.
Against Marriage and Motherhood.Claudia Card - 1996 - Hypatia 11 (3):1 - 23.
Friendship.Bennett W. Helm - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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