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Edinburghfem2007
A concise alphabetical guide to the key terms, issues, theoretical approaches, projects and thinkers in feminist philosophy.
Author(s): Nancy McHugh
Edition: 1st
Articles: 178
Images: 1
People: 62

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Series Editor’s Preface
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Bibliography

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Abject

The abject is a term first used by French feminist Julia Kristeva in her 1980 book The Powers of Horror . Kristeva uses the term to...

Acknowledgements

Thank you to Oliver Leaman, the series editor, for approaching me to write this reference text. A further thanks goes to him and Carol Macdonald...

Addelson, Kathryn Pyne

White US feminist philosopher specialising in ethics and philosophy of the social sciences. Addelson’s interdisciplinary approach combines her...

Agency

To be viewed as an agent or have agency is to be viewed as having reason , rights and responsibility. One might refer to a person as a moral...

Alcoff, Linda Martín

Latina feminist philosopher specialising in feminist epistemology, race and gender identity, and Latina/o identity. Alcoff is the author of ...

Analytic Feminism

A type of feminism that grew out of analytic philosophy. Analytic feminists use the methodology of analytic philosophy to approach feminist...

Androcentrism

For something, such as a theory or a right, to be androcentric means that it centres on men or that it is biased because of its focus on men. For...

Anti-capitalist critique

Chandra Talpade Mohanty describes anticapitalist critique as the view that feminism and capitalism are incompatible if feminism has as a goal...

Anti-racist feminism

Anti-racist feminism is a term used by a number of feminists to describe the intersection between race and gender. Third World feminist Chandra...

Anzaldúa, Gloria

(1942–2004) Gloria Anzaldúa was a Chicana lesbian feminist writer. She co-edited the ground-breaking anthology This Bridge Called My Back:...

Atherton, Margaret

White US feminist specialising in history of philosophy. Atherton is the editor of Women Philosophers in the Early Modern Period (1994) ....

Background assumptions

Background assumptions are unrecognised assumptions that inform one’s view of something. For example, a background assumption that many people of...

Barrett, Michèle

White British socialist feminist in sociology. Barrett is the author of The Politics of Truth: From Marx to Foucault (1991) in which she...

Bartky, Sandra Lee

White US, feminist philosopher specialising in existential phenomenology. Bartky’s 1991 Femininity and Domination: Studies in the...

Beauvoir, Simone de

(1908–86) Simone de Beauvoir was a French existentialist philosopher and the author of the important feminist text The Second Sex (1952) . In...