By Sarah Borden Sharkey
This ebook articulates the theoretical outlines of a feminism built from Aristotle’s metaphysics, creating a new contribution to feminist concept. Readers will detect why Aristotle used to be now not a feminist and the way he may need develop into one, via an research of Aristotle and Aristotelian culture. the writer exhibits how Aristotle’s metaphysics can be utilized to articulate a very refined and theoretically robust figuring out of gender which could supply a hugely great tool for distinctively feminist arguments.
This paintings builds on Martha Nussbaum’s ‘capabilities procedure’ in a extra explicitly and punctiliously hylomorphist means. the writer indicates how Aristotle’s hylomorphic version, constructed to run among the extremes of Platonic dualism and Democritean atomism, can equally be used this present day to articulate a view of gender that takes physically modifications heavily with out decreasing gender to organic determinations.
Although written for theorists, this scholarly but obtainable booklet can be utilized to deal with more effective matters and the ultimate bankruptcy explores ladies in universities as one instance. This e-book will entice either feminists with constrained familiarity with Aristotle’s philosophy, and students of Aristotle with constrained familiarity with feminism.
Read Online or Download An Aristotelian Feminism (Historical-Analytical Studies on Nature, Mind and Action) PDF
Best metaphysics books
Beijing overseas convention, 1992
Loose Will in Philosophical Theology takes the newest philosophical paintings on loose will and makes use of it to explain and discover theological doctrines related to loose will. instead of being a piece of typical theology, it's a paintings in what has been known as clarification-using philosophy to appreciate, increase, systematize, and clarify theological claims with no first elevating the justification for containing the theological claims that one is operating with.
Our knowledge of time and temporal houses is a continuing characteristic of wakeful lifestyles. Subjective temporality buildings and courses each element of habit and cognition, distinguishing reminiscence, conception, and anticipation. This milestone quantity brings jointly examine on temporality from prime students in philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience, defining a brand new box of interdisciplinary examine.
Whereas event tells us that point flows from the prior to the current and into the longer term, a couple of philosophical and actual objections exist to this common sense view of dynamic time. In an try and make feel of this conundrum, philosophers and physicists are pressured to confront attention-grabbing questions, corresponding to: Can results precede explanations?
- Wisdom For Living
- One Cosmos Under God: The Unification of Matter, Life, Mind, and Spirit
- Metafísica (Albatros) (Spanish Edition)
- The Existence Principle (Philosophical Studies Series)
Extra resources for An Aristotelian Feminism (Historical-Analytical Studies on Nature, Mind and Action)
An Aristotelian Feminism (Historical-Analytical Studies on Nature, Mind and Action) by Sarah Borden Sharkey