Hannah Arendt and Susan Griffin: Toward a Feminist Metahistory
In Cecile Tougas & Sara Ebenreck (eds.), Presenting Women Philosophers. Temple University Press (2000)
Efforts to introduce particular-focused and emotionally engaged storytelling into historiography have sparked intense debate. Stone-Mediatore argues that women and other under-represented groups have a particular interest in defending the epistemic value of storytelling, but that we can do so meaningfully -- not by endorsing all storytelling -- but only by articulating a metahistory that challenges the division between history and story as well as makes explicit the interrelated epistemic and ethical goals of historical inquiry. The author draws on Hannah Arendt and Susan Griffin to begin to articulate such a feminist metahistory. She argues that such a metahistory throws light on the potential value of creative and engaged storytelling, not only for understanding historical events but also for building less violent worlds.
|Keywords||feminist epistemology metahistory philosphy of historiography epistemology of testimony narrative theory Hannah Arendt Susan Griffin Roland Barthes Hayden White Kant, reflective judgment|
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