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An unconventional history of Western philosophy : conversations between men and women philosophers / edited by Karen J. Warren ; with the research assistance of Audun Solli
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009
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 3rd Floor  BD21 .U53 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Philosophy -- History
Philosophers -- History
Physical Description xvii, 554 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Foreword: including women in "ancient and Medieval philosophies," / Henry R. West -- Preface / Karen J. Warren -- Lead essay: 2,600 years of the history of Western philosophy without women: this book as a unique, gender-inclusive alternative / Karen J. Warren -- 1 Plato and Diotima -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Plato and speech attributed to Diotima -- Commentary by Eve A. Browning, Diotima and Plato: on love, desire, and wisdom -- 2 Aristotle and the Late Pythagorean women Periktione and Theano -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Aristotle and the Late Pythagorean Women -- Commentary by Vicki Lynn Harper, The Late Pythagorean Women and Aristotle: contextual ethics -- 3 Augustine and Hildegard -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Augustine and Hildegard -- Commentary by Judith Chelius Stark, Hildegard of Bingen and Augustine of Hippo: a conversation across centuries -- 4 Abelard and Heloise -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Abelard and Heloise -- Commentary by Mary Ellen Waithe, Heloise and Abelard: love, sex, and morality -- 5 Descartes and Elisabeth -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings from the correspondence of Descartes and Elisabeth -- Commentary by Andrea Nye, Princess Elisabeth and Descartes: a philosophical correspondence
6 Hobbes and Macaulay -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Hobbes and Macaulay -- Commentary by Catherine Villanueva Gardner, Macaulay and Hobbes: citizens and subjects 7 Locke and Masham -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Locke and Masham -- Commentary by Lois Frankel, Masham and Locke: reason, religion, and education -- 8 Leibniz and Conway -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Leibniz and Conway -- Commentary by Jane Duran, Conway and Leibniz: the ideal and the real -- 9 Rousseau and Wollstonecraft -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Rousseau and Wollstonecraft -- Commentary by Kate Lindemann, Wollstonecraft and Rousseau: philosophers of controversy -- 10 Kant and van Schurman -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Kant and van Schurman -- Commentary by Therese Boos Dykeman, van Schurman and Kant: logic in the learned maid; thinking in critique of pure reason
11 Mill and Taylor -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Mill and Taylor -- Commentary byJo Ellen Jacobs, Taylor and Mill: joining forces to contest the subordination of women -- 12 Heidegger and Arendt -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Heidegger and Arendt -- Commentary by Elizabeth Minnich, Arendt and Heidegger: the life of the mind, the life of action -- 13 Dewey and Addams -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Dewey and Addams -- Commentary by Marilyn Fischer, Addams and Dewey: pragmatism, expression, and community -- 14 Wittgenstein and Anscombe -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of writings by Wittgenstein and Anscombe -- Commentary by Joy Laine, Anscombe and Wiggenstein: a public voice for philosophy -- 15 Sartre and Beauvoir -- Introduction by Karen J. Warren -- Excerpts of Writings by Sartre and Beauvoir -- Commentary by Edward Fullbrook and Margaret A. Simons, Beauvoir and Sartre: the problem of the other -- Appendix A: Some women philosophers -- Appendix B: 2,600 years of gender-exclusive philosophy: enough is enough! A student perspective by the book's research assistant Audun Solli
Alternate Author Warren, Karen, 1947-

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