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By Andrea Nye

A feminist method of the heritage of contemporary philosophy finds new insights into the lives and works of significant figures comparable to Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, and is essential to an appreciation of the appearance of feminist philosophy. Feminism and sleek Philosophy introduces scholars to the most thinkers and topics of contemporary philosophy from assorted feminist views, and highlights the function of gender in learning vintage philosophical texts.

This publication exhibits how the $64000 figures within the background of contemporary philosophy were reinterpreted by way of feminist conception, including:
* feminist reviews of Descartes' rationalism
* Locke's 'state of nature' because it pertains to the family
* the costs of misogyny levelled opposed to Kant

In addition, the ebook introduces lesser-studied texts and interpretations, such as:
* the metaphysics of Leibniz's modern, Anne Conway
* Annette Baier's fresh presentation and defence of Hume

Feminism and glossy Philosophy: An Introduction is written in an available and full of life sort, and every bankruptcy ends with a worthwhile annotated advisor to extra analyzing. will probably be acceptable for philosophy in addition to gender reports classes the advance of contemporary western thought.

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