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Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Sharon L. Crasnow and Anita M. Superson

Abstract

Philosophy is by its very nature a critical discipline. Due to its critical nature, all philosophy is progressive, building on the lessons of the past, offering new ways of thinking about the present and the future. Recent debates within analytical philosophy have become very rigorous and fine-tuned, with great attention to detail, resulting in much progress. But social progress, the progress that feminists and other critical philosophers have made or are trying to make toward the goal of “better” knowledge, knowledge that is not only true but relevant for improving our lives, has been for the ... More

Keywords: analytical feminism, oppression, social progress, traditional philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199855469
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sharon L. Crasnow, editor
Norco College

Anita M. Superson, editor
University of Kentucky

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