Re-radicalizing Nelson's feminist empiricism

Hypatia 19 (1):119-141 (2004)

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Edrie Sobstyl
Douglas College
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: The relationship between individuals and communities in knowing is a central topic of discussion in current feminist epistemology. Lynn Hankinson Nelson 's work is unusual in grounding knowledge primarily in the community rather than the individual. In this essay I argue that responses to Nelson 's work are based on a misinterpretation of her holistic approach. However, Nelson 's holism is incomplete and hence inconsistent. I defend a more radically holistic feminist empiricism with a multiaspect view of the knower, which is more consistent with a feminist empiricist approach to evidence
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DOI 10.2979/HYP.2004.19.1.119
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