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  1. Reading Across Borders: Storytelling and Knowledges of Resistance (Review).Susan E. Babbitt - 2006 - Hypatia 21 (3):203-206.
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    Impossible Dreams: Rationality, Integrity, and Moral Imagination.E. Babbitt Susan - 1996 - Westview Press.
    Conventional wisdom and commonsense morality tend to take the integrity of persons for granted. But for people in systematically unjust societies, self-respect and human dignity may prove to be impossible dreams.Susan Babbitt explores the implications of this insight, arguing that in the face of systemic injustice, individual and social rationality may require the transformation rather than the realization of deep-seated aims, interests, and values. In particular, under such conditions, she argues, the cultivation and ongoing exercise of moral imagination is necessary (...)
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    The Construction of Social Reality.Susan Babbitt & John Searle - 1997 - Philosophical Review 106 (4):608.
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  4. Feminism and Objective Interests: The Role of Transformation Experiences in Rational Deliberation.Susan Babbitt - 1993 - In Linda Alcoff & Elizabeth Potter (eds.), Feminist Epistemologies. Routledge. pp. 245--265.
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  5. Reasons, Explanation, and Saramago's Bell.Susan E. Babbitt - 2005 - Hypatia 20 (4):144-163.
    : In this essay, I suggest that significant insights of recent feminist philosophy lead, among other things, to the thought that it is not always better to choose than to be compelled to do what one might have done otherwise. However, few feminists, if any, would defend such a suggestion. I ask why it is difficult to consider certain ideas that, while challenging in theory, are, nonetheless, rather unproblematic in practice. I suggest that some questions are not pursued seriously enough (...)
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    Racism and Philosophy.Susan E. Babbitt & Sue Campbell (eds.) - 1999 - Cornell University Press.
    By definitively establishing that racism has broad implications for how the entire field of philosophy is practiced -- and by whom -- this powerful and ...
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    Moral Naturalism and the Normative Question.Susan Babbitt - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 30 (Supplement):139-173.
    (2000). Moral Naturalism and the Normative Question. Canadian Journal of Philosophy: Vol. 30, Supplementary Volume 26: Moral Epistemology Naturalized, pp. 139-173.
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  8. Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? Thinking From Women's Lives.Susan Babbitt & Sandra Harding - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (2):287.
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    Identity, Knowledge, and Toni Morrison's "Beloved": Questions About Understanding Racism.E. Babbitt Susan - 1994 - Hypatia 9 (3):1 - 18.
    In discussing Drucilla Cornell's remarks about Toni Morrison's Beloved, I consider epistemological questions raised by the acquiring of understanding of racism, particularly the deep-rooted racism embodied in social norms and values. I suggest that questions about understanding racism are, in part, questions about personal and political identities and that questions about personal and political identities are often, importantly, epistemological questions.
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  10. Collective Memory or Knowledge of the Past : "Covering Reality with Flowers".Susan E. Babbitt - 2009 - In Sue Campbell, Letitia Meynell & Susan Sherwin (eds.), Embodiment and Agency. Pennsylvania State University Press.
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    Stories From the South: A Question of Logic.Susan E. Babbitt - 2005 - Hypatia 20 (3):1-21.
    : In this paper, I argue that stories about difference do not promote critical self and social understanding; rather, on the contrary, it is the way we understand ourselves that makes some stories relevantly different. I discuss the uncritical reception of a story about homosexuality in Cuba, urging attention to generalizations explaining judgments of importance. I suggest that some stories from the South will never be relevant to discussions about human flourishing until we critically examine ideas about freedom and democracy, (...)
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    Impossible Dreams: Rationality, Integrity, and Moral Imagination.Cheshire Calhoun & Susan E. Babbitt - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (1):125.
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  13. Artless Integrity: Moral Imagination, Agency, and Stories.E. Babbitt Susan - 2000 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Susan Babbitt dissects a common moral perspective for judging importance which she calls 'moral imagination.' In order to explain ourselves, and to recognize in others, what we often already perceive intuitively to be right or good, we instinctively create a story as a framework. She argues that we intentionally create stories which appear artless or chaotic, something capable of imperfection. This allows the story-maker to eventually deviate if he or she chooses, without a loss of hope, even if that direction (...)
     
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    Identity, Knowledge, and Toni Morrison's Beloved: Questions About Understanding Racism.E. Babbitt Susan - 1994 - Hypatia 9 (3):1-18.
    In discussing Drucilla Cornell's remarks about Toni Morrison's Beloved, I consider epistemological questions raised by the acquiring of understanding of racism, particularly the deep-rooted racism embodied in social norms and values. I suggest that questions about understanding racism are, in part, questions about personal and political identities and that questions about personal and political identities are often, importantly, epistemological questions.
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    Stories From the South: A Question of Logic.E. Babbitt Susan - 2005 - Hypatia 20 (3):1-21.
    In this paper, I argue that stories about difference do not promote critical self and social understanding; rather, on the contrary, it is the way we understand ourselves that makes some stories relevantly different. I discuss the uncritical reception of a story about homosexuality in Cuba, urging attention to generalizations explaining judgments of importance. I suggest that some stories from the South will never be relevant to discussions about human flourishing until we critically examine ideas about freedom and democracy, and (...)
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    Humanism and Embodiment: Remarks on Cause and Effect.Susan E. Babbitt - 2013 - Hypatia 28 (4):733-748.
    I understand humanism to be the meta-ethical view that there exist discoverable (nonmoral) truths about the human condition, that is, about what it means to be human. We might think that as long as I believe I am realizing my unique human potential, I cannot be reasonably contradicted. Yet when we consider systemic oppression, this is unlikely. Systemic oppression makes dehumanizing conditions and treatment seem reasonable. In this paper, I consider the nature of understanding—drawing in particular upon recent defenses of (...)
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    Reasons, Explanation, and Saramago's Bell.E. Babbitt Susan - 2005 - Hypatia 20 (4):144-163.
    In this essay, I suggest that significant insights of recent feminist philosophy lead, among other things, to the thought that it is not always better to choose than to be compelled to do what one might have done otherwise. However, few feminists, if any, would defend such a suggestion. I ask why it is difficult to consider certain ideas that, while challenging in theory, are, nonetheless, rather unproblematic in practice. I suggest that some questions are not pursued seriously enough by (...)
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    Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts (Review).Susan E. Babbitt - 2001 - Hypatia 16 (1):91-94.
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    Book Review: Jerilyn Fisher and Ellen S. Silber. Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. [REVIEW]Susan Babbitt - 2001 - Hypatia 16 (1):91-94.
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    Book Review: Shari Stone-Mediatore. Reading Across Borders: Storytelling and Knowledges of Resistance. Newyork: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. [REVIEW]Susan Babbitt - 2006 - Hypatia 21 (3):203-206.
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    Women and Autobiography (Review).Susan E. Babbitt - 2003 - Hypatia 18 (3):215-218.
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    Political Philosophy and the Challenge of the Personal: From Narcissism to Radical Critique. [REVIEW]Susan E. Babbitt - 1995 - Philosophical Studies 77 (2-3):293 - 318.
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    Book Review: Martine Watson Brown Ley and Allison B. Kimmich. Women and Autobiography. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 2000. [REVIEW]Susan Babbitt - 2003 - Hypatia 18 (3):215-218.
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    Book Review: Martine Watson Brown Ley and Allison B. Kimmich. Women and Autobiography. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 2000. [REVIEW]Susan Babbitt - 2003 - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 18 (3):215-218.
  25. Book Review: Jerilyn Fisher and Ellen S. Silber. Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. [REVIEW]Susan Babbitt - 2001 - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 16 (1):91-94.
  26. Book Review: Shari Stone-Mediatore. Reading Across Borders: Storytelling and Knowledges of Resistance. Newyork: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. [REVIEW]Susan Babbitt - 2006 - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 21 (3):203-206.
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  27. Moral Risk and Dark Waters.Susan Babbitt - 1999 - In Susan E. Babbitt & Sue Campbell (eds.), Racism and Philosophy. Cornell University Press. pp. 235--54.
     
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  28. Oresme's Livre de Politiques and the France of Charles V.Susan M. Babbitt - 1985
     
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  29. Reasons, Explanation, and Saramago's Bell.Susan E. Babbitt - 2000 - Hypatia 20 (4):144-163.
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  30. Radical Philosophy: Tradition, Counter-Tradition, Politics.Susan E. Babbitt & Roger Gottlieb - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (1):166.
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    The Center Must Not Hold: White Women Philosophers on the Whiteness of Philosophy.George Yancy, Barbara Applebaum, Susan E. Babbitt, Alison Bailey, Berit Brogaard, Lisa Heldke, Sarah Hoagland, Cynthia Kaufman, Crista Lebens, Cris Mayo, Alexis Shotwell, Shannon Sullivan, Lisa Tessman & Audrey Thompson - 2011 - Lexington Books.
    In this collection, white women philosophers engage boldly in critical acts of exploring ways of naming and disrupting whiteness in terms of how it has defined the conceptual field of philosophy. Focuses on the whiteness of the epistemic and value-laden norms within philosophy itself, the text dares to identify the proverbial elephant in the room known as white supremacy and how that supremacy functions as the measure of reason, knowledge, and philosophical intelligibility.
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