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Explorations in Feminist Ethics : Theory and Practice - Eve Browning Cole

Explorations in Feminist Ethics

Theory and Practice

By: Eve Browning Cole (Editor), Susan Coultrap-McQuin (Editor)

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Published: 22nd April 1992
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"These essays advance a reinterpretation of pivotal categories such as self-knowing, moral agency, and altruism... A must for all students and researchers/faculty engaged in the study of ethics." -- Choice

"This is an extraordinarily valuable collection of essays in feminist ethics." -- Teaching Philosophy

A range of recent work in feminist ethics, exploring such issues as the ethic of care, a viable feminist ethics, Pythagoreanism, existentialism, utilitarianism, self-knowing, emotion, and moral vision. Also discussed is the process of applying feminist ethics to work situations. The concluding essays point to the future and present new visions for the field.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Toward a Feminist Conception of Moral Lifep. 1
The Care Debate
Do Feminist Ethics Counter Feminist Aims?p. 15
Care and Confusionp. 27
Warning: The Surgeon Moralist Has Determined That Claims of Rights Can Be Detrimental to Everyone's Interestsp. 38
Just Caringp. 45
Comparisons Across Theories
Harmonia and Koinonia: Moral Values for Pythagorean Womenp. 57
Care and Respectp. 69
Beyond Either/Or: Justice and Care in the Ethics of Albert Camusp. 82
Feminism and Modern Friendship: Dislocating the Communityp. 89
Constructing an Ethical Life
Ethics and Self-knowing: The Satisfaction of Desirep. 101
Seeing through Women's Eyes: The Role of Vision in Women's Moral Theoryp. 111
Emotional Workp. 117
Working Within a Feminist Ethic
Feminist Ethics and Workplace Valuesp. 125
Some Issues in the Ethics of Collaborative Workp. 131
New Directions in Theory
From Maternal Thinking to Peace Politicsp. 141
Lesbian Ethics and Female Agencyp. 156
Moral Understandings: Alternative "Epistemology" for a Feminist Ethicsp. 165
A Global Perspective on Feminist Ethics and Diversiryp. 176
A Bibliography in Feminist Ethicsp. 187
Contributorsp. 198
Indexp. 202
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ISBN: 9780253206978
ISBN-10: 0253206979
Series: A Midland Book
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 203
Published: 22nd April 1992
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.29 x 15.98  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.37