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  1. Gender and Knowledge: Elements of a Postmodern Feminism.Susan J. Hekman - 2007 - Polity Press.
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    Material Feminisms.Stacy Alaimo & Susan Hekman (eds.) - 2008 - Indiana University Press.
    By insisting on the importance of materiality, this volume breaks new ground in philosophy, feminist theory, cultural studies, science studies, and other fields where the body and nature collide.
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  3. Hermeneutics and the Sociology of Knowledge.Susan J. Hekman - 1986 - University of Notre Dame Press.
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    Moral Voices, Moral Selves: Carol Gilligan and Feminist Moral Theory.Susan Hekman - 1995 - Polity.
    This book is an original discussion of key problems in moral theory. The author argues that the work of recent feminist theorists in this area, particularly that of Carol Gilligan, marks a radically new departure in moral thinking. Gilligan claims that there is not only one true, moral voice, but two: one masculine, one feminine. Moral values and concerns associated with a feminine outlook are relational rather than autonomous; they depend upon interaction with others. In a far-reaching examination and critique (...)
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  5. Private Selves, Public Identities: Reconsidering Identity Politics.Susan Hekman - 2004 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    In an age when "we are all multiculturalists now," as Nathan Glazer has said, the politics of identity has come to pose new challenges to our liberal polity and the presuppositions on which it is founded. Just what identity means, and what its role in the public sphere is, are questions that are being hotly debated. In this book Susan Hekman aims to bring greater theoretical clarity to the debate by exposing some basic misconceptions—about the constitution of the self that (...)
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    The Material of Knowledge: Feminist Disclosures.Susan Hekman (ed.) - 2010 - Indiana University Press.
    Susan Hekman believes we are witnessing an intellectual sea change. The main features of this change are found in dichotomies between language and reality, discourse and materiality. Hekman proposes that it is possible to find a more intimate connection between these pairs, one that does not privilege one over the other. By grounding her work in feminist thought and employing analytic philosophy, scientific theory, and linguistic theory, Hekman shows how language and reality can be understood as an indissoluble unit. In (...)
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  7. Review of Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Culture and the Body and Bodies That Matter. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 1995 - Hypatia 10 (4):151-57.
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    John Stuart Mill'sthe Subjection of Women: The Foundations of Liberal Feminism.Susan Hekman - 1992 - History of European Ideas 15 (4-6):681-686.
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    We Have Never Been Postmodern: Latour, Foucault and the Material of Knowledge.Susan Hekman - 2009 - Contemporary Political Theory 8 (4):435-454.
    In We Have Never Been Modern Bruno Latour challenges the intellectual community to find an alternative to modernism that does not privilege either the discursive or the material in the construction of knowledge. A central aspect of his thesis is the rejection of postmodernism as a version of linguistic constructionism. I challenge his assessment of one postmodern, Michel Foucault, by arguing that Foucault's work successfully integrates the discursive and the material. Focusing on Foucault's theory of power, I argue that he (...)
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  10. Material Bodies.Susan Hekman - 1998 - In Donn Welton (ed.), Body and Flesh: A Philosophical Reader. Blackwell. pp. 61--70.
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  11. Review of Self, Society, and Personal Choice by Diana T. Meyers. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 1991 - Hypatia 6 (2):222-25.
     
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    Action as a Text: Gadamer's Hermeneutics and the Social Scientific Analysis of Action.Susan Hekman - 1984 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 14 (3):333–354.
    This paper argues that Gadamer's hermeneutics offers a methodological perspective for social and political theory that overcomes the impasse created by the dichotomy between the positivist and humanist approaches to social action. Both the positivists’attempt to replace the actors’subjective concepts with the objective concepts of the social scientist and the humanists’attempt to describe meaningful action strictly in the social actors’terms have been called into question in contemporary discussions. Gadamer's approach, which is based on the hermeneutical method of textual interpretation, offers (...)
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    Identity Crises: Identity, Identity Politics, and Beyond.Susan Hekman - 1999 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (1):3-26.
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    From Epistemology to Ontology: Gadamer's Hermeneutics and Wittgensteinian Social Science. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 1983 - Human Studies 6 (1):205 - 224.
  15. Max Weber and Post-Positivist Social Theory.Susan Hekman - 1994 - In Asher Horowitz & Terry Maley (eds.), The Barbarism of Reason: Max Weber and the Twilight of Enlightenment. University of Toronto Press. pp. 267--286.
     
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    Perspectives on Equality: Constructing a Relational Theory (Review).Susan J. Hekman - 2001 - Hypatia 16 (3):163-166.
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    Reconsidering Ethics and Politics.Susan J. Hekman - 2000 - Theory and Event 4 (4).
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    Moral Voices, Moral Selves: About Getting It Right in Moral Theory. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 1993 - Human Studies 16 (1-2):143 - 162.
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    Identity Crises: Identity, Identity Politics, and Beyond.Susan Hekman - 1999 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (1):3-26.
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    Book Review: Nancy Hirschmann. The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom. And Seyla Benhabib. The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 2006 - Hypatia 21 (3):190-194.
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    The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom, And: The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era (Review).Susan J. Hekman - 2006 - Hypatia 21 (3):190-194.
  22. Patchen Markell, Bound By Recognition Reviewed By.Susan Hekman - 2005 - Philosophy in Review 25 (4):278-280.
     
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    Antifoundational Thought and the Sociology of Knowledge: The Case of Karl Mannheim. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 1987 - Human Studies 10 (3-4):333 - 356.
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    Review of Peg O'Connor, Morality and Our Complicated Form of Life: Feminist Wittgensteinian Metaethics[REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 2008 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (10).
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    Book Review: Nancy Hirschmann. The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom. And Seyla Benhabib. The Claims of Culture: Equality and Diversity in the Global Era. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 2006 - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 21 (3):190-194.
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    Book Review: Christine M. Koggel.Perspectives on Equality: Constructing a Relational Theory. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 2001 - Hypatia 16 (3):163-166.
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    The Althusserian Critique of Weber: A Reassessment.Susan Hekman - 1982 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 12 (1):83–102.
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    Introduction.Susan Hekman - 1999 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (1):1-2.
  29. Backgrounds and Riverbeds: Feminist Reflections.Susan Hekman - 1999 - Feminist Studies 25.
  30. Book Review: Christine M. Koggel.Perspectives on Equality: Constructing a Relational Theory. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. [REVIEW]Susan Hekman - 2001 - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 16 (3):163-166.
  31. Feminist Interpretations of Michel Foucault.Susan Hekman (ed.) - 1996 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    This volume presents an exploration of the intersection between the work of Michel Foucault and feminist theory, focusing on Foucault's theories of sex/body, identity/subject, and power/politics. Like the other books in this series, this volume seeks to bring a feminist perspective to bear on the interpretation of a major figure in the philosophical canon. In the case of Michel Foucault, however, this aim is somewhat ironic because Foucault sees his work as disrupting that very canon. Since feminists see their work (...)
     
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  32. Feminist Interpretations of Michel Foucault.Susan Hekman (ed.) - 2007 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    This volume presents an exploration of the intersection between the work of Michel Foucault and feminist theory, focusing on Foucault's theories of sex/body, identity/subject, and power/politics. Like the other books in this series, this volume seeks to bring a feminist perspective to bear on the interpretation of a major figure in the philosophical canon. In the case of Michel Foucault, however, this aim is somewhat ironic because Foucault sees his work as disrupting that very canon. Since feminists see their work (...)
     
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  33. Moral Voices, Moral Selves: Carol Gilligan and Feminist Moral Theory.Susan Hekman - 2013 - Polity.
    This book is an original discussion of key problems in moral theory. The author argues that the work of recent feminist theorists in this area, particularly that of Carol Gilligan, marks a radically new departure in moral thinking. Gilligan claims that there is not only one true, moral voice, but two: one masculine, one feminine. Moral values and concerns associated with a feminine outlook are relational rather than autonomous; they depend upon interaction with others. In a far-reaching examination and critique (...)
     
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  34. Private Selves, Public Identities: Reconsidering Identity Politics.Susan Hekman - 2005 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    In an age when "we are all multiculturalists now," as Nathan Glazer has said, the politics of identity has come to pose new challenges to our liberal polity and the presuppositions on which it is founded. Just what identity means, and what its role in the public sphere is, are questions that are being hotly debated. In this book Susan Hekman aims to bring greater theoretical clarity to the debate by exposing some basic misconceptions—about the constitution of the self that (...)
     
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  35. The Feminine Subject.Susan Hekman - 2014 - Polity.
    In 1949 Simone de Beauvoir asked, “What does it mean to be a woman?” Her answer to that question inaugurated a radical transformation of the meaning of “woman” that defined the direction of subsequent feminist theory. What Beauvoir discovered is that it is impossible to define “woman” as an equal human being in our philosophical and political tradition. Her effort to redefine “woman” outside these parameters set feminist theory on a path of radical transformation. The feminist theorists who wrote in (...)
     
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    Reconstituting the Subject: Feminism, Modernism, and Postmodernism.Susan Hekman - 1991 - Hypatia 6 (2):44-63.
    Political agency is vital to the formulation of a feminist politics so feminists have attempted to create a subject that eschews the sexism of the Cartesian subject while at the same time retaining agency. This paper examines some of the principal feminist attempts to reconstitute the subject along these lines. It assesses the success of these attempts in light of the question of whether the subject is a necessary component of feminist theory and practice.
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