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Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment

Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment

Serene J. Khader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777884
eISBN:
9780199919055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777884.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Women and other oppressed and deprived people sometimes collude with the forces that perpetuate injustice against them. Women’s acceptance of their lesser claim on household resources like food, ... More

Against MarriageAn Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Clare Chambers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198744009
eISBN:
9780191842337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State is a critique of the state recognition of marriage and a proposal for an alternative form of regulation. Part One, ‘Against ... More

Autonomy, Gender, Politics

Autonomy, Gender, Politics

Marilyn Friedman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195138504
eISBN:
9780199785902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138503.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Women have historically been prevented from living autonomously by systematic injustice, subordination, and oppression. The lingering effects of these practices have prompted many feminists to view ... More

Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Andrea Veltman and Mark Piper (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This collection of new essays examines philosophical issues at the intersection of feminism and autonomy studies. Are autonomy and independence useful goals for women and subordinate persons? Is ... More

Beyond SpeechPornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Beyond Speech: Pornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Mari Mikkola (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190257910
eISBN:
9780190257927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of eleven previously unpublished chapters contains the latest developments in analytic feminist philosophy on the topic of pornography. A rich feminist literature on pornography has ... More

Bioethics and WomenAcross the Lifespan

Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Mary Briody Mahowald

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book deals with bioethical issues relevant to women across the life span. “Gender justice” is the starting point and the end point of the author’s approach to the issues addressed. The first ... More

Body Aesthetics

Body Aesthetics

Sherri Irvin (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198716778
eISBN:
9780191785351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy

The body is a rich object for aesthetic inquiry. We aesthetically assess our own bodies and those of others, and our felt bodily experiences—as we eat, have sex, and engage in other everyday ... More

Burdened VirtuesVirtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles

Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles

Lisa Tessman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195179149
eISBN:
9780199835782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179145.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Lisa Tessman’s Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles engages questions central to feminist theory and practice, from the perspective of Aristotelian ethics. Focused primarily on ... More

Caring to KnowComparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Vrinda Dalmiya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

As a venture in the emerging field of comparative feminist philosophy, this work goes against the current trend of considering ‘caring’ and ‘knowing’ as independent of each other. It argues for what ... More

Categories We Live ByThe Construction of Sex, Gender, Race, and Other Social Categories

Categories We Live By: The Construction of Sex, Gender, Race, and Other Social Categories

Ásta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190256791
eISBN:
9780190256821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256791.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

We are women, we are men. We are refugees, single mothers, people with disabilities, and queers. We belong to social categories that frame their action, self-understanding, and life options. But what ... More

Debating Pornography

Debating Pornography

Andrew Altman and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199358700
eISBN:
9780199358731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199358700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Debates about pornography have raged since the sexual revolution of the 1960s, and the explosive spread in recent years of sexually explicit images across the Internet has only fueled the ... More

Decolonizing UniversalismA Transnational Feminist Ethic

Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Serene J. Khader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Decolonizing Universalism develops a way forward for genuinely anti-imperialist feminisms. Against ways of thinking that suggest feminists must either reject normativity altogether or bite the bullet ... More

DifferencesRe-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Differences: Re-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Emily Anne Parker and Anne van Leeuwen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190275594
eISBN:
9780190275624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In spite of the affinities of work by Simone de Beauvoir and Luce Irigaray, rarely are their projects productively put into dialogue. This groundbreaking volume is the first book-length work to ... More

Disorientation and Moral Life

Disorientation and Moral Life

Ami Harbin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190277390
eISBN:
9780190277420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277390.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues for the moral and political promise of disorientations, challenging common philosophical understandings of the necessity of orientedness for responsible moral action. In the face of ... More

Down GirlThe Logic of Misogyny

Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Kate Manne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is misogyny? And (why) is it still occurring? This book explores the logic of misogyny, conceived in terms of the hostilities women face because they are living in a man’s world, or one that has ... More

Ecological ThinkingThe Politics of Epistemic Location

Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Lorraine Code

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Arguing that ecological thinking can animate an epistemology capable of addressing feminist, multicultural, and other post-colonial concerns, this book critiques the instrumental rationality, ... More

The Epistemology of ResistanceGender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

José Medina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores the epistemic side of oppression, focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interconnections. It elucidates how social insensitivities and imposed silences prevent members ... More

Equal Citizenship and Public ReasonA Feminist Political Liberalism

Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism

Christie Hartley and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190683023
eISBN:
9780190683061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a defense of political liberalism as a feminist liberalism. The first half of the book develops and defends a novel interpretation of political liberalism. It is argued that political ... More

Identities and FreedomFeminist Theory Between Power and Connection

Identities and Freedom: Feminist Theory Between Power and Connection

Allison Weir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936861
eISBN:
9780199333073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936861.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

How can we think about identities in the wake of feminist critiques of identity and identity politics? In Identities and Freedom, Allison Weir rethinks conceptions of identity – both individual ... More

Loose Women, Lecherous MenA Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Linda LeMoncheck

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book introduces a new way of thinking and talking about women's sexual pleasures, preferences, and desires. Using the tools of contemporary analytic philosophy, it discusses methods for ... More

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