Why Care about Gender?

Hypatia 7 (summer):155-161 (1992)
I address motivations that feminist philosophers have for being concerned about the "maleness" of philosophy and the "problem of difference" within feminist theory. An appropriate motivation for caring about both sets of issues is the desire not to oppress others. In order to be able to understand this motivation and to act on it, we need to retain gender as an analytical category
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Linda J. Nicholson (1992). Feminism/Postmodernism. Science and Society 56 (2):234-236.
Alison M. Jaggar (1992). Feminist Ethics. In Lawrence C. Becker & Charlotte B. Becker (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Ethics. Garland Publishing Inc 1--361.

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