Alison M. Jaggar
Alison M. Jaggar is Professor of Philosophy and Women Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Currently, she is working on a book tentatively Sex, Truth and Power: A Feminist Theory of Moral Peason. Jaggar was a founding member of the Society for Women in Philosophy and is past chair of the American Philosophical Association Committee on the Status of Women. She has worked with many organizations for peace and justice and she sees feminist scholarship as inseparable from feminist activism.
Rethinking Sexual Equality. (planned).
Sex, Truth and Power: A Feminist Theory of Moral Reason. (in progress).
Morality and Social Justice: Point Counterpoint, with James P. Sterba, Milton Fisk, William A. Galston, Carol C. Gould, Tibor Machan and Robert Solomon, Lanham, MD and London, UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 1995.
Living with Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.
Feminist Politics and Human Nature, Totowa, N.J: Rowman & Allanheld, and Brighton, U.K: Harvester Press, 1983.
Jaggar is co-editor (with Virginia Held) of a book series, Feminist Theory and Politics, published by Westview Press.
The Blackwell Companion to Feminist Philosophy, edited with Iris M. Young, Oxford and Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
Gender/Bodyz/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing, edited with Susan R. Bordo, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1989.
Feminist Frameworks: Alternative Theoretical Accounts of the Relations between Women and Men, edited with Paula Rothenberg, New York: McGrawHill, 1/e 1978; 2/e 1984; 3/e 1993.
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"Feminism and Moral Justification," forthcoming in Miranda Fricker and Jennifer Homsby, eds., Feminism in Philosophy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
"Feminist Ethics," forthcoming in High LaFollette, The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory, 1999.
"Sexual Equality as Parity of Effective Voice," forthcoming in Joumal of Contemporary Legal Issues, 1998.
"GIobalizing Feminist Ethics," Hypatia, 13:2 (Spring, 1998).
"Political Philosophy and Human Nature," (ch. 2 of Feminist Polffics and Human Nature,) in Kit R. Christensen, ea., Philosophy and Choice: Selected Readings From Around the World, . Mayfield, 1998.
"Regendering the US Abortion Debate," Joumal of Social Philosophy, 28:1 (Spring, 1997).
"Westem Feminist Perspectives on Prostitution," Asian Joumal of Women's Studies, 3:2 (1997).
"Chinese Women and Feminist Thought: Concluding Observations," Proceedings of Conference on Chinese Women and Feminist Thought, Beijing: Chinese Academy of the Social Sciences, 1996.
"Affrmative Action, Sex Equality and Meritocratic Justice in the United States," in Kathrin Arioli, ed., Quoten und Gleichstellung von Frau und Mann, Basel and Frankfurt am Main: Helbing & Lichtenhan: 1996.
"One Is Not Born a Man," Proceedings of Conference on Feminism, Epistemology and Ethics, edited by Inger Nygaard Preus, Ame Hohan Vetlesen, Trude Kleven, Irene Iversen, Drude v.d. Fehhr, Oslo: University of Oslo Press, 1996.
"Les courants contemporains en ethique feministe," in Dictionnaire de Philosophie Morale, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1996.
"Gender, Race and Difference: Individual Consideration vs. GroupBased Affirmative Action in Admissions to Higher Education," Southern Joumal of Philosophy, XXXV Supplement, 1996.
"Human Nature," with Karsten Strnhl, in Warren T. Reich, ed., Encyclopedia of Bioethics, New York: Macmillan, 2/e 1995.
"Caring as a Feminist Practice of Moral Reason," in Virginia Held, ed. Justice and Care: Essential Readings, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995.
Comments on "Lay Midwifery and the Traditional Childbearing Group" in It Just Ain't Fair, edited by Annette Dula and Sara Goering, New York: Praeger, 1994.
"Taking Consent Seriously: Feminist Practical Ethics and Hypothetical Dialogue," in Earl Winkler and Jerrold Coombs, eds., The Applied Ethics Reader, Oxford and London: Blackwell, 1993.
"Moral Justification, Philosophy and Critical Social Theory," Monthly Review, 45:2 (June, 1993).
"Shulamith Firestone," in Robert Benewick and Philip Green, eds., The Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth Century Political Thinkers, New York and London: Routledge, 1992.
"Making People Just or Appropriating Their Voices? Sterba's Suppression of Philosophical Disagreement," The Joumal of Social Philosophy 22:5 (Spring 1992).
"Feminist Ethics: an Introduction," Forum: A Women's Studies Periodical, 16:1, (Fall, 1991.)
"Sexual Difference and Sexual Equality," in Deborah L. Rhode, ed., Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1990.
"Feminist Ethics," Lawrence Becker, ed., Encyclopaedia of Ethics, Garland Publishing Co., 1991.
"Love -Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology", Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Joumal of Philosophy, 32, (June, 1989.)
"Feminist Ethics: Some Issues for the Nineties," Joumal of Social Philosophy, XX:12, (Spring/Fall, 1989).
"Socialist Feminism and Human Nature" (from Feminist Politics and Human Nature) in James P. Sterba, ed., Morality in Practice, 2/e, Belmont, California: Wadsworth, 1988.
"Sex Inequality and Bias in Sex Difference Research," The Canadian Joumal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 13, (1987).
"'Reproduction' as Male Ideology," with William L. McBride, in Hypatia: A Joumal of Feminist Philosophy (Women's Studies Intemational Forum), 8: (1985).
"Gendered Thinking and Nuclear Politics," in Michael Fox and Leo Groarke, Nuclear War: Philosophical Perspectives, New York and Berne: Peter Lang, 1985
"Feminist Reconstructions," abstract of invited paper, The Joumal of Philosophy, LXXX1:10, October, 1984.
"Teaching Sedition: Some Dilemmas of Feminist Pedagogy" (abridged version), QQ: Report of the Center for Philosophy and Public Forum, 4:3, (Fall, 1984).
"Human Biology and Feminist Theory" in Carol Gould, ea., Beyond Domination: New Perspectives on Women and Philosophy, Totowa, N.J: Rowman & Allanheld, 1983.
"Conceptions of Sex EqualHy and Human Biology in Modern Political Theory," Proceedings of the Twenty Third World Congress of Philosophy, Montreal, 1983.
"Prostitutionn, in Alan G. Soble, ea., Readings in the Philosophy of Sex, Totowa, N.J: Littlefield, Adams & Co., 1980.
"Tenure, Academic Freedom and Competence," Philosophical Forum, X: 1 2, (Winter, 1979).
"Men, Feminism and Women's Studies," Teaching Philosophy, 2:34. (19778).
"Political Philosophies of Women's Liberation," in Mary Vetterling Braggin, Frederick Elliston and Jane English, eds., Feminism and Philosophy, Totowa, NJ: Littlefield, Adams and Co., 1977.
"Relaxing the Limits on Preferential Treatment," Social Theory and Practice, 4:2, (Spring, 1977).
"Abortion and a Woman's Right to Decide," Philosophical Forum, V:12, (Winter, 1975).
"Affirmative Action with Respect to Women in Academia: the Law and its Implementation," American Philosophical Association Bulletin 27, (September, 1975).
"It Does Not Matter Whether We Can Derive 'Ought' from 'Is'," Canadian Joumal of Philosophy, 111:3, (March, 1974).
"The Sanctity of Life as a Humanist Ideal," Joumal of Social Philosophy, V:2 (April, 1974).
"On Sexual Equality," Ethics, 84:4 (July, 1974).
"On One of the Reasons for the Indeterminacy of Translation," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, XXXIV:2, (December 1973).
"The Just State As a Round Square," Dialogue, Xl:4, (December,1972).
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