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Feminist philosophy and science fiction

Feminist philosophy and science fiction

utopias and dystopias

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism,
  • Science fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Feminism in literature,
  • Women in literature,
  • Sex role in literature,
  • Femininity (Philosophy) in literature,
  • Utopias in literature,
  • Dystopias in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-405) and index.

    Statementedited by Judith A. Little.
    ContributionsLittle, Judith A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S35 F47 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination411 p. ;
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20024665M
    ISBN 101591024145
    ISBN 109781591024149
    LC Control Number2006008267
    OCLC/WorldCa64896441

      It was a pioneering feminist experiment, sold as a paperback original with a big green alien on the cover. Suzette Haden Elgin began writing science fiction in order to pay the tuition for her PhD in Linguistics, all while raising five children. The seed for Native Tongue came from her reading in the wake of the failure of the Equal Rights Author: Rebecca Romney. This book argues that feminist science fiction shares the same concerns as feminist epistemology—challenges to the sex of the knower, the valuation of the abstract over the concrete, the dismissal of the physical, the focus on rationality and reason, the devaluation of embodied knowledge, and the containment of (some) : Palgrave Macmillan.

    Feminist philosophy of science has been criticized on several counts. On the one hand, it is claimed that it results in relativism of the worst sort since the political commitment to feminism is Author: Sharon Crasnow. The Science/Fiction of Sex will be of interest to those studying women and psychology as well as gender studies, cultural studies, feminist studies, sociology, philosophy, public health and education.

    Feminist philosophy of science developed within feminist science studies, the multidisciplinary stream of feminist scholarship on gender and science that began in the s. The field is institutionally and intellectually rooted in academic fem-inism. To begin a discussion of the contributions of feminist philosophy of scienceFile Size: KB. Having enjoyed more than twenty years of development, feminist epistemology and philosophy of science are now thriving fields of inquiry, offering current scholars a rich tradition from which to draw. In addition to a recognition of the power of knowledge itself and its effects on women’s lives, a.


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