Analysis 69 (3):488 - 490 (2009)

Authors
Max De Gaynesford
University of Reading
Abstract
Claudia Bianchi defends what she calls ‘MacKinnon's claim’: that ‘works of pornography can be understood as illocutionary acts of subordinating women, or illocutionary acts of silencing women’ in response to Saul , and by appeal to the formulations of Langton , Hornsby and Hornsby and Langton . I think Bianchi has two different claims in mind , and that it is important to distinguish the two, since the argument offered for either claim frustrates the aim sought by the other.Bianchi expresses the first claim when she says ‘pornography is the subordination of women’, and that it subordinates ‘by conditioning people to regard women as willing sexual objects’ . Call this Subordination. She expresses the second claim when she says pornography ‘silences women’, and that it does so …
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1093/analys/anp068
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 62,513
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Pornography, Speech Acts and Context.Jennifer Saul - 2006 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106 (2):227–246.
Contexts and Pornography.Mari Mikkola - 2008 - Analysis 68 (4):316-320.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Epistemic Injustice in Social Cognition.Wesley Buckwalter - 2019 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 97 (2):294-308.
Feminist Philosophy of Language.Jennifer Saul - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Naturalising Austin.Renia Gasparatou - 2013 - Acta Analytica 28 (3):329-343.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-07-01

Total views
139 ( #75,604 of 2,446,499 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #456,659 of 2,446,499 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes