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Feminist Epistemology

Feminist Epistemology

Individual Feminists:

Linda Alcoff

Sandra Harding

Lorraine Code

Nancy Hartsock

Lynn Hankinson Nelson

Liz Stanley


        [Some of this information was contibuted by Stesha Day.]

      Alcoff, Linda and Elizabeth Potter, ed. Feminist Epistemologies. Routledge, 1993.

      Alcoff, Linda. Real Knowing: New Versions of Coherence Epistemology. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996.

      Anthony, Louise M. and Charlotte Witt, ed. A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity. 1993.

      Blenky, Mary Field, Blythe McVicker Clinchy, Nancy Rule Goldberger, and Jill Mattuck Tarule. Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind. Basic Books, 1986.

      Code, Lorraine. What Can She Know? Feminist Theory and the Construction of Knowledge. Cornell Univ. Press, 1991.

      Cole, Eve Browning. Philosophy and Feminist Criticism. Paragon House, 1993.

      Falco, Maria, ed. Feminism and Epistemology: Approaches to Research in Women and Politics. Haworth Press, 1987.

      Harding, Sandra. Is Science Multicultural? Postcolonialisms, Feminisms, and Epistemologies. Indiana Univ. Press, 1998.

      Harding, Sandra. Whose Science? Whose Knowedge? Thinking from Women's Lives. Cornell Univ. Press, 1991.

      Harding, Sandra and Merrill B. Hintikka, ed. Discovering Reality: Feminist Perspectives on Epistemology, Metaphysics, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science. D. Reidel Pub. Co., 1983.

      Hartsock, Nancy C.M. The Feminist Standpoint Revisited, and Other Essays. Westview Press, 1998

      Jaggar, Alison, ed. Feminist Politics and Human Nature. Rowman and Littlefield, 1983.

      Longino, Helen and Evelyn Hammond. "Conflicts and Tensions in Feminist Epistemology," in Conflicts in Feminism. Routledge, 1990.

      Nelson, Lynn Hankinson. Who Knows: From Quine to a Feminist Empiricism. Temple Univ. Press, 1990.

      Rooney, Phyllis. "Recent Work in Feminist Discussions of Reason." American Philosophical Quarterly (Jan. 1994).

      Stanley, Liz and Sue Wise. Breaking Out Again: Feminist Ontology and Epistemology. Routledge, 1993.

      Stanley, Liz, ed. Feminist Praxis: Research, Theory, and Epistemology in Feminist Sociology. 1990.

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