Hypatia 9 (3):108 - 131 (1994)

Abstract
Carol Gilligan has delineated two ethics, the ethic of rights and the ethic of care. In this article I argue that the two ethics are part of one overall system, the ethic of care functioning as a necessary base for the ethic of rights. I also argue that the system is seriously flawed. Because women are held accountable to both ethics and because the two ethics frequently conflict, women recurrently find themselves in a moral double bind.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1527-2001.1994.tb00452.x
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: 71,489
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

Trust and Antitrust.Annette Baier - 1986 - Ethics 96 (2):231-260.
The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory.Marilyn Frye - 1983 - Trumansburg, NY: The Crossing Press.

View all 49 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Reproductive Autonomy: A Case Study.David Hall & Anton van Niekerk - 2016 - South African Journal of Bioethics and Law 9 (2):61-61.
Debating Brain Drain: Three Objections That Complicate the Picture.Louise du Toit - 2017 - South African Journal of Philosophy 36 (1):58-68.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Toward an Ecological Ethic of Care.Deane Curtin - 1991 - Hypatia 6 (1):60 - 74.
Review: Caring and Evil. [REVIEW]Claudia Card - 1990 - Hypatia 5 (1):101 - 108.
In Search of a Whole-System Ethic.Linda D. Holler - 1984 - Journal of Religious Ethics 12 (2):219 - 239.
Competition and the Patient-Centered Ethic.George W. Rainbolt - 1987 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 12 (1):85-99.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-05-29

Total views
52 ( #220,190 of 2,520,788 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #405,623 of 2,520,788 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes