By Karen J. Warren, Therese Boos Dykeman, Eve Browning, Judith Chelius Stark, Jane Duran, Marilyn Fischer, Lois Frankel, Edward Fullbrook, Jo Ellen Jacobs, Vicki Harper, Joy Laine, Kate Lindemann, Elizabeth Minnich, Andrea Nye, Margaret Simons, Audun Solli,
The ebook juxtaposed higher recognized male philosophers, with frequently much less popular ladies thinkers. i discovered the ladies frequently confirmed extra emotional groundedness of their philosophical stances. the boys occasionally got here off as ivory tower kinds who did not reside their very own viewpoint within the nitty gritty in their personal lives. yet this can be no mere "feminist reconstruction" of the prior. i discovered the editor and the writers of person chapters to be sincere and reasonable in what they wrote. this is often precisely what i used to be trying to find to aid flesh out the early lectures in a heritage of Psychology direction i used to be educating. Very fascinating.
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That is intentional, since it is through the opening descriptions of the traditionally taught male philosopher that the chapter introductions are able to preserve a canonical account of the history of Western philosophy even in cases where a philosophical pair is challenging, sometime denying, the basic foundational features of House accounts. The second part of each chapter introduction focuses similarly on the women philosophers’ biographies and basic philosophical positions. When helpful, comments are made about the extent to which a particular woman philosopher articulates views, uses a writing style, or participates in philosophical discussions in ways that are, or are not, typical of The House.
14 The transformation may be a process whereby a philosopher advocates positions later in life that contradict positions advocated earlier. For example, Wittgenstein’s philosophical views about language were transformed significantly from the early Wittgenstein of The Tractaetus to the later Wittgenstein of the Philosophical Investigations. Or the transformation may enable new conceptions of philosophy to emerge that transcend their initial starting points. One might argue that Arendt (a phenomenologist and political philosopher), Addams (a classical American pragmatist), and Beauvoir (a French feminist existentialist) be understood as women philosophers whose inclusion in the history of Western philosophy provides transformative accounts of philosophy.
Many women scholars, particularly in the fields of ethics and epistemology, would answer no. In her commentary in chapter 2, for example, Vicki Harper goes between the horns of the dilemma and argues that Aristotle’s virtue-based ethic is a contextual ethic—neither absolute nor relativist. Elizabeth Minnich (commentator, chapter 12) holds that since knowledge is transformative, it is neither absolute nor relative, objective nor subjective. Commitments to contextual ethics and transformative knowledge hold that absolutism versus relativism is neither a mutually exclusive dualism nor an accurate representation of reality—or knowledge.
An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy: Conversations Between Men and Women Philosophers by Karen J. Warren, Therese Boos Dykeman, Eve Browning, Judith Chelius Stark, Jane Duran, Marilyn Fischer, Lois Frankel, Edward Fullbrook, Jo Ellen Jacobs, Vicki Harper, Joy Laine, Kate Lindemann, Elizabeth Minnich, Andrea Nye, Margaret Simons, Audun Solli,