首頁外文書人文哲學 〉Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?
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Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?


作者  /  Katrina Hutchison/ Fiona Jenkins/ Ed.

出版社 / OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, USA

出版日期 / 2014/01/03

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$875

售價 / 9折, NT$ 788

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Despite its place in the humanities, the career prospects and numbers of women in philosophy much more closely resemble those found in the sciences and engineering. This book collects a series of critical essays by female philosophers pursuing the question of why philosophy continues to be inhospitable to women and what can be done to change it. By examining the social and institutional conditions of contemporary academic philosophy in the Anglophone world as well as its methods, culture, and characteristic commitments, the volume provides a case study in interpretation of one academic discipline in which women's progress seems to have stalled since initial gains made in the 1980s. Some contributors make use of concepts developed in other contexts to explain women's under-representation, including the effects of unconscious biases, stereotype threat, and micro-inequities. Other chapters draw on the resources of feminist philosophy to challenge everyday understandings of time, communication, authority and merit, as these shape effective but often unrecognised forms of discrimination and exclusion. Often it is assumed that women need to change to fit existing institutions. This book instead offers concrete reflections on the way in which philosophy needs to change, in order to accommodate and benefit from the important contribution women's full participation makes to the discipline. 







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誠品26碼 /2680943569000
ISBN 13 /9780199325610
ISBN 10 /0199325618
EAN /9780199325610

頁數288
裝訂平裝
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語言英文


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