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A feminist approach to the history of modern philosophy reveals new insights into the lives and works of major figures such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, and is crucial to an appreciation of the advent of feminist philosophy.Feminism and Modern Philosophyintroduces students to the main thinkers and themes of modern philosophy from different feminist perspectives, and highlights the role of gender in studying classic philosophical texts.This book shows how the important figures in the history of modern philosophy have been reinterpreted by feminist theory, including:* feminist critiques of Descartes'' rationalism* Locke''s ''state of nature'' as it relates to the family* the charges of misogyny levelled against KantIn addition, the book introduces lesser-studied texts and interpretations, such as:* the metaphysics of Leibniz''s contemporary, Anne Conway* Annette Baier''s recent presentation and defence of HumeFeminism and Modern Philosophy: An Introductionis written in an accessible and lively style, and each chapter ends with a helpful annotated guide to further reading. It will be appropriate for philosophy as well as gender studies courses looking at the development of modern western thought. Andrea Nye, Books, Religion and Spirituality, Feminism and Modern Philosophy Books>Religion and Spirituality The history of modern philosophy is a major topic in philosophy and is crucial to an understanding of the advent of feminist philosophy. "Feminism and Modern Philosophy" introduces fundamental topics in modern philosophy from a feminist perspective. It takes the student through the subject step by step by looking at the main thinkers most usually examined on a course in modern philosophy and by examining the role of gender in studying classic philosophical texts. The book covers the following structure looking at the ideas and work of the important thinkers in this period: * Rereading the canon* The attack on modernist philosophical reason * The nature of "Man" * The search for male allies * Discovering women philosophers * Are there universal philosophical truths? * The function of history within the discipline of philosophy Each chapter looks closely at the way in which the traditional philosophical canon has been re-interpreted by feminist theory and examines the implications for our interpretation of specific texts. It looks at, for example: * A feminist critique of Cartesian rationalism* The implications of Locke's state of nature for the idea of the family * An appreciation of Hume's unique "collaboration" with Annette Baier Chapters close with a summary and the book contains an extensive annotated bibliography. Andrea Nye's style is student friendly and will be ideal for anyone coming to the topic for the first time. It will be appropriate for philosophy as well as gender studies courses looking at the development of modern Western thought.

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[EAN: 9780415266550], Neubuch, [PU: Routledge, UK], POLITICS & GOVERNMENT BZDB395 PHILOSOPHY, MODERN, FEMINIST THEORY, DEWEY: 190.82 GOVERNMENT; FEMINISM AND MODERN PHILOSOPHY UNDERSTANDING PAPERBACK, Philosophy|History & Surveys|Modern, Social Science|Feminism & Feminist Theory, Available Now. Book Description: A feminist approach to the history of modern philosophy reveals new insights into the lives and works of major figures such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, and is crucial to an appreciation of the advent of feminist philosophy. Feminism and Modern Philosophy introduces students to the main thinkers and themes of modern philosophy from different feminist perspectives, and highlights the role of gender in studying classic philosophical texts.: This book shows how the important figures in the history of modern philosophy have been reinterpreted by feminist theory, including: * feminist critiques of Descartes' rationalism: * Locke's 'state of nature' as it relates to the family: * the charges of misogyny levelled against Kant: In addition, the book introduces lesser-studied texts and interpretations, such as: * the metaphysics of Leibniz's contemporary, Anne Conway: * Annette Baier's recent presentation and defence of Hume: Feminism and Modern Philosophy: An Introduction is written in an accessible and lively style, and each chapter ends with a helpful annotated guide to further reading. It will be appropriate for philosophy as well as gender studies courses looking at the development of modern western thought. : Review: "This is an highly readable book which will appeal to both specialist and beginner. I would recommend this book to all who would like to learn about feminist approaches to the history of philosophy.": -Alessandra Tanesini, Cardiff University : "Andrea Nye has written an engaging and nuanced account of feminist encounters with the Moderns, and this is a book one can recommend to students of philosophy at all levels. It is well written and philosophically subtle.": -Miranda Fricker, Birkbeck College, University of London : About the Author: Andrea Nye is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Her recent publications include Philosophy of Language: The Big Questions (1998) and The Princess and the Philosopher: The Letters of Elizabeth Palatine to Rene Descartes (1999). Size: 15.6 x 1 x 23.4 cm. 168 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 6. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Politics & Government; ISBN: 0415266556. ISBN/EAN: 9780415266550. Inventory No: F189-1161.

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Routledge, UK, 2004. First Edition. Softcover. New. Available Now. Book Description: A feminist approach to the history of modern philosophy reveals new insights into the lives and works of major figures such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, and is crucial to an appreciation of the advent of feminist philosophy. Feminism and Modern Philosophy introduces students to the main thinkers and themes of modern philosophy from different feminist perspectives, and highlights the role of gender in studying classic philosophical texts.: This book shows how the important figures in the history of modern philosophy have been reinterpreted by feminist theory, including: * feminist critiques of Descartes' rationalism: * Locke's 'state of nature' as it relates to the family: * the charges of misogyny levelled against Kant: In addition, the book introduces lesser-studied texts and interpretations, such as: * the metaphysics of Leibniz's contemporary, Anne Conway: * Annette Baier's recent presentation and defence of Hume: Feminism and Modern Philosophy: An Introduction is written in an accessible and lively style, and each chapter ends with a helpful annotated guide to further reading. It will be appropriate for philosophy as well as gender studies courses looking at the development of modern western thought. : Review: "This is an highly readable book which will appeal to both specialist and beginner. I would recommend this book to all who would like to learn about feminist approaches to the history of philosophy.": -Alessandra Tanesini, Cardiff University : "Andrea Nye has written an engaging and nuanced account of feminist encounters with the Moderns, and this is a book one can recommend to students of philosophy at all levels. It is well written and philosophically subtle.": -Miranda Fricker, Birkbeck College, University of London : About the Author: Andrea Nye is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Her recent publications include Philosophy of Language: The Big Questions (1998) and The Princess and the Philosopher: The Letters of Elizabeth Palatine to Rene Descartes (1999). Size: 15.6 x 1 x 23.4 cm. 168 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 6. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Politics & Government; ISBN: 0415266556. ISBN/EAN: 9780415266550. Inventory No: F189-1161. . 9780415266550, Routledge, 2004

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Feminism and Modern Philosophy: An Introduction

The history of modern philosophy is a major topic in philosophy and is crucial to an understanding of the advent of feminist philosophy. "Feminism and Modern Philosophy" introduces fundamental topics in modern philosophy from a feminist perspective. It takes the student through the subject step by step by looking at the main thinkers most usually examined on a course in modern philosophy and by examining the role of gender in studying classic philosophical texts. The book covers the following structure looking at the ideas and work of the important thinkers in this period: * Rereading the canon* The attack on modernist philosophical reason * The nature of "Man" * The search for male allies * Discovering women philosophers * Are there universal philosophical truths? * The function of history within the discipline of philosophy Each chapter looks closely at the way in which the traditional philosophical canon has been re-interpreted by feminist theory and examines the implications for our interpretation of specific texts. It looks at, for example: * A feminist critique of Cartesian rationalism* The implications of Locke's state of nature for the idea of the family * An appreciation of Hume's unique "collaboration" with Annette Baier Chapters close with a summary and the book contains an extensive annotated bibliography. Andrea Nye's style is student friendly and will be ideal for anyone coming to the topic for the first time. It will be appropriate for philosophy as well as gender studies courses looking at the development of modern Western thought.

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ISBN (ISBN-10): 0415266556
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Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN & HALL
153 Pages
Weight: 0,272 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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