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French women philosophers : a contemporary reader : subjectivity, identity, alterity

Christina Howells editor.


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  • Title:
    French women philosophers : a contemporary reader : subjectivity, identity, alterity
  • Author: Christina Howells editor.
  • Description: FRENCH WOMENPHILOSOPHERS:A CONTEMPORARYREADERSubjectivity, Identity, Alterity; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1 The Ethical Subject; Introduction; 1 The praxis of difference: notes on the tragedy of the subject; 2 Moral anxiety and human life; 3 The question of the other (Critique of Egocentrism); 4 Peace as gift and obligation; 5 Time's double; 6 The question of the other (Democracy Begins Between Two); Part 2 Borders of the Human Subject; Introduction; 7 Aristotle with and against Kant on the idea of human nature
    8 Imagination and passivity: Husserl and Kant: a cross-relationship9 Mortality and finitude; 10 Like potatoes: the silence of animals; 11 From Aristotle to the Inuits: the reasoned construction of gender; Part 3 The Psychoanalytic Subject; Introduction; 12 Alterity: being human; 13 Repudiating the feminine; 14 Might not universality be . . . our own foreignness?; 15 Freud and Plato. The mirror and its mirages: Plato, Freud's forerunner on dreams; 16 The structures of desire and the concept of the universal; Part 4 The Rational and Scientific Subject; Introduction
    17 The feminine and philosophy18 Individual, actress, feminist subject; 19 How intuition came to women; 20 Apparent subject, real subject; 21 Is there a feminine science?; 22 Science and ethics: problems of foundations; Part 5 The Juridical and Political Subject; Introduction; 23 The specific characteristics of racist ideology; 24 Racism and the radical condemnation of modernity; 25 Kant and the idea of radical evil; 26 The Athenian name: imaginary structures of lineage in Athens; 27 Democracy and humanity; 28 The eighteenth-century declarations of rights and their destinies; Index
    This reader is the first of its kind to present the work of leading French women philosophers to an English-speaking audience. Many of the articles appear for the first time in English and have been specially translated for the collection. Christina Howells draws on major areas of philosophical and theoretical debate including Ethics, Psychoanalysis, Law, Politics, History, Science and Rationality. Each section and article is clearly introduced and situated in its intellectual context. The book is necessarily feminist in inspiration but draws on an unusually wide range of thinkers, chosen to r
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (473 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-203-71483-0;ISBN 1-299-48456-5;ISBN 1-135-64384-9
  • Subjects: Philosophy, French; Feminist theory; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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