Review: New Feminist Work on Knowledge, Reason and Objectivity [Book Review]

Hypatia 8 (4):140 - 149 (1993)
Abstract
The contributors to two new anthologies A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity (edited by Louise Antony and Charlene Witt) and Feminist Epistemologies (edited by Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter) are philosophers for whom feminism is an intellectual as well as political commitment and they produce original, valuable feminist and philosophical work. I focus on differences between the anthologies and on two themes: the social character of knowledge and the allegedly oppressive "masculinism" of epistemological ideals.
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Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?Sandra Harding - 1991 - Cornell University Press.
Are 'Old Wives' Tales' Justified.Vrinda Dalmiya & Linda Alcoff - 1993 - In Linda Alcoff & Elizabeth Potter (eds.), Feminist Epistemologies. Routledge. pp. 217--244.

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