Historical Dictionary of Feminist Philosophy
Author: Catherine Villanueva Gardner
Publisher: The Scarecrow Press
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages: 315
Format / Quality: pdf
Size: 2,7 MB
Although outsiders may sometimes think that philosophy is one of the less dynamic fields, solidly rooted in the thought of philosophers of earlier days, that is far from the case. Nothing proves this more emphatically than feminist philosophy, a sector which barely existed a few short decades ago and which is steadily growing. Unlike other sectors, it is in some ways narrower, focusing on the situation of women but not by any means restricted to women philosophers. For the moment, most of the activity is limited to North America and Europe, but the boundaries are gradually expanding.