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Feminist epistemology and philosophy of science

Tanesini, Alessandra 2014. Feminist epistemology and philosophy of science. Oxford Bibliographies 10.1093/OBO/9780195396577-0158

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Abstract

Feminist epistemology and philosophy of science is the study of the significance of gender for the acquisition and justification of knowledge. At its inception, feminist epistemology was in large part concerned with science and showed more affinity with the history and philosophy of science and with social and cultural studies of science than with mainstream epistemology. Since the early 2000s, however, significant new trends have led to the production of extremely innovative work, such as a turn toward a conception of matter as being in some ways like an agent in science studies, as well as a focus on topics at the interface between ethics and epistemology in feminist epistemology.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Additional Information: Extensive annotated Bibliography
Publisher: Oxford Bibliographies Online
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2019 13:27
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/78817

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