The Resource Rationality and feminist philosophy, Deborah K. Heikes

Rationality and feminist philosophy, Deborah K. Heikes

Label
Rationality and feminist philosophy
Title
Rationality and feminist philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Deborah K. Heikes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rationality and Feminist Philosophy argues that the Enlightenment conception of rationality that feminists are fond of attacking is no longer a live concept. Deborah K. Heikes shows how contemporary theories of rationality are consonant with many feminist concerns and proposes that feminists need a substantive theory of rationality, which she argues should be a virtue theory of rationality. Within both feminist and non-feminist philosophical circles, our understanding of rationality depends upon the concept's history. Heikes traces the development of theories of rationality from Descartes thro
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
149/.7
Index
index present
LC call number
B833
LC item number
.H45 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in philosophy
Label
Rationality and feminist philosophy, Deborah K. Heikes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-170) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Part One: Feminist Approaches to Rationality; 1 Introduction: With Good Reason; 2 Musings on the Landscape: Feminism and Rationality; Part Two: Enlightenment Approaches to Rationality; 3 The Good, the Bad, and the Dichotomous: Cartesian Rationality; 4 Instrumentalism on Steroids: Humean Rationality; 5 Reason Only a Father Could Love?: Kantian Rationality; Part Three: Contemporary Approaches to Rationality; 6 Let the Games Begin: Wittgensteinian Rationality; 7 The Unbearable Emptiness of Pure Reason: Evolutionary Rationality
  • 8 We Don't Need No Stinkin' Rules: Virtue RationalityPart Four: Feminist Approaches to Rationality, Revisited; 9 Baby Come Back: Feminists Need Rationality; 10 Virtue is Its Own Reward: Toward a Feminist Theory of Rationality; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
ocn635947391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 173 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441161918
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 3286490
  • 9786612557996
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255799
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.b35969787
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635947391
  • pebcs1441161910

Library Locations

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