Standpoint Epistemology without the 'standpoint'

Hypatia 12 (2):125-39 (1997)
In this paper I argue that the distinction between epistemic privilege and epistemic authority is an important one for feminist epistemologists who are sympathetic to feminist standpoint theory. I argue that, while the first concept is elusive, the second is really the important one for a successful feminist standpoint project
Keywords Sandra Harding  epistemic privilege  epistemic authority
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.2979/HYP.1997.12.2.125
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive Marianne Janack, Standpoint Epistemology without the 'standpoint'
External links
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

View all 10 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Emily Robertson (2013). The Epistemic Value of Diversity. Journal of Philosophy of Education 47 (2):299-310.
Michael Burke (2014). Women's Standpoints and Internalism in Sport. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 41 (1):39-52.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

659 ( #1,490 of 1,924,718 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

262 ( #259 of 1,924,718 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.