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Feminism, science, and the philosophy of science

Feminism, science, and the philosophy of science

Author: Lynn Hankinson Nelson; Jack Nelson
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1996.
Series: Synthese library, v. 256.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Feminism, Science, and the Philosophy of Science brings together original essays that examine issues at the intersections of feminism, science, and the philosophy of science. The volume is unique in incorporating essays by both feminist and mainstream philosophers of science. Contributors explore parallels and tensions between feminist approaches to science and other approaches in the philosophy of science and more
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Hankinson Nelson; Jack Nelson
ISBN: 0792341627 9780792341628
OCLC Number: 35043023
Description: xix, 311 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The feminism question in the philosophy of science / Ronald N. Giere --
Revaluing science : starting from the practices of women / Nancy Tuana --
Cognitive and non-cognitive values in science : rethinking the dichotomy / Helen E. Longino --
The last dogma of empiricism? / Jack Nelson --
Science as social? Yes and no / Susan Haak --
Empiricism without dogmas / Lynn Hankinson Nelson --
Underdetermination undeterred / Elizabeth Potter --
The relativism question in feminist epistemology / Ilkka Niiniluoto --
Meeting the universe halfway : realism and social constructivism without contradiction / Karen Barad --
Feminism and the social construction of scientific knowledge / Joseph Rouse --
Science and anti-science : objectivity and its real enemies / Elisabeth A. Lloyd --
Multicultural and global feminist philosophies of science : resources and challenges / Sandra Harding --
Woman-nature, product, style? Rethinking the foundations of feminist philosophy of science / Sara Heinämaa.
Series Title: Synthese library, v. 256.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn Hankinson Nelson and Jack Nelson.

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