Feminism and Emotion: Readings in Moral and Political Philosophy

St. Martin's Press (2000)
Authors
Susan Mendus
University of York
Abstract
This book combines the insights of enlightenment thinking and feminist theory to explore the significance of love in modern philosophy. The author argues for the importance of emotion in general, and love in particular, to moral and political philosophy, pointing out that some of the central philosophers of the enlightment were committed to a moralized conception of love. However, she believes that feminism's insights arise not from its attribution of special and distinctive qualities to women, but from its recognition of human vulernability.
Keywords Love  Ethics  Political science Philosophy  Feminist theory
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $38.00 used (69% off)   $99.25 new (18% off)   $105.20 direct from Amazon (13% off)    Amazon page
Call number BD436.M39 2000
ISBN(s) 0333802691
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 35,471
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

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Care As a Virtue for Journalists.Linda Steiner & Chad Okrusch - 2006 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 21 (2-3):102-122.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total downloads
2 ( #933,143 of 2,285,735 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #390,440 of 2,285,735 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature