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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

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

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

Clint Eastwood and Issues of American Masculinity

Clint Eastwood and Issues of American Masculinity

Drucilla Cornell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230129
eISBN:
9780823235124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230129.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this book, a major feminist philosopher engages the work of the actor and director who has progressed from being the stereotypical “man's man” to pushing the boundaries of the very ... More

Coming to LifePhilosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering

Coming to Life: Philosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering

Sarah LaChance Adams and Caroline R. Lundquist (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244607
eISBN:
9780823250677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244607.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In Coming to Life: Philosophies of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Mothering, 16 authors— including both established feminists and some of today's most innovative new scholars— engage in sustained ... 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

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