Feminists Read Habermas (Thinking Gender) by M. Johanna Meehan

By M. Johanna Meehan

This crucial new assortment considers Jurgen Habermas's discourse thought from quite a few feminist vantage issues. Feminist students were interested in Habermas's paintings since it displays a convention of emancipatory political pondering rooted within the Enlightenment and engages with the normative goals of emancipatory social pursuits. The essays in Feminists learn Habermas examine a number of elements of Habermas's paintings, starting from his ethical idea to political problems with id and participation. The individuals percentage a conviction in regards to the strength importance of Habermas's paintings for feminist reflections on energy, norms and subjectivity.

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Page i Feminism & Science Page ii RACE, GENDER, AND SCIENCE Anne Fausto-Sterling, General Editor Page iii Feminism & Science Edited By Nancy Tuana Page iv © 1989 by Indiana University Press All rights reserved No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. The Associates of American University Presses' Resolution on Permission constitutes the only exception to this prohibition.

The articles in this anthology are part of this important and exciting investigation. Reference Weininger, Otto. 1906. Sex and character. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Page xiii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This anthology was made possible by the efforts and devotion of many people. The special issues of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, from which these articles were compiled, were the brainchild of Peg Simons. She assisted me at every stage of the process of compiling the anthology. I thank her for her suggestions, encouragement, and hard work; she was always there when I had a problem or a request.

Since Whitney applied for the patent, he is credited with the invention of this important piece of technology (Haber 1979). Rosalind Franklin's fundamental work on the x-ray crystallography of DNA, which led to the theoretical speculation of the double helical nature of the molecule by Watson and Crick, continues to be brushed aside and undervalued (Watson 1969; Sayre 1975). The groundbreaking work of Ellen Swallow in water, air and food purity, sanitation, and industrial waste disposal which began the science of ecology was reclassified as home economics primarily because the work was done by a woman (Hynes 1984).

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