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Transforming knowledge

Elizabeth Kamarck. Minnich

2nd ed.. 2005

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  • Title:
    Transforming knowledge
  • Author: Elizabeth Kamarck. Minnich
  • Description: Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Still Transforming Knowledge; Thinking: An Introductory Essay; Still Transforming Knowledge: Circling Out, Pressing Deeper; I. No One Beginning; II. Contextual Approaches : Thinking About; III. Conceptual Approaches Thinking Through; IV. Errors Basic to Dominant Traditions; Faulty Ceneralization and Hierarchically Invidious Monism; Circular Reasoning; Mystified Concepts; Partial Knowledge; V. Circling Back, Keeping Coing; Notes
    This is a book about how we define knowledge and how we think about moral and political questions. It argues that the prevailing systems of knowledge, morality, and politics are rooted in views that are exclusionary and therefore legitimate injustice, patriarchy, and violence. That is, these views divide humans into different kinds along a hierarchy whose elite still defines the systems that shape our lives and misshape our thinking. Like the first edition of Transforming Knowledge, this substantially revised edition calls upon us to continue to liberate our minds and the systems w
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (313 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-66026-8;ISBN 9786612660269;ISBN 1-4399-0476-6
  • Subjects: Critical thinking; Methodology; Feminist theory; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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