Feminism and Emotion: Readings in Moral and Political Philosophy

St. Martin's Press (2000)
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
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Call number BD436.M39 2000
ISBN(s) 0333802691
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