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- DescriptionA re-reading of the Cartesian corpus from the multiple vantage points of contemporary feminism. It includes discussion of: the implications of Descartes' epistemology for feminists and feminist epistemology; the implications of his metaphysics for social constructions of women; the historical context of his intellectual relations with women; and an exploration of reasons why his female critics have been so erased from the contemporary history of philosophy. The contributors to this volume include Erica Harth, Leslie Heywood, Mario Moussa, Eileen O'Neill, Ruth Perry, Karl Stern and James Winders.
- Author BiographySusan Bordo is the Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky and is the author of several books, including Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body (1993) and Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O. J. (1997).
- PublisherPennsylvania State University Press
- Date of Publication23/04/1999
- Series TitleRe-Reading the Canon
- Place of PublicationPennsylvania
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPennsylvania State University Press
- Weight626 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited bySusan Bordo
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