Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities

Routledge (1995)
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Cynthia Willett
Emory University
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In ____Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities__ which includes the first extended philosophical discussion of the works of Frederick Douglass, Cynthia Willett puts forward a novel theory of ethical subjectivity that is aimed to counter prevailing pathologies of sexist, racist Eurocentric culture. Weaving together accounts of the self drawn from African-American and European philosophies, psychoanalysis, slave narratives and sociology, Willett interrogates what Hegel locates as the core of the self: the desire for
Keywords Feminist ethics  Feminist theory
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Call number BJ1395.W55 1995
ISBN(s) 9781315870083   0415912091   0415912105   9780415912105  
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