By Catherine Villanueva Gardner
Having in simple terms emerged some time past few a long time, Feminist Philosophy is speedily constructing its personal thrust in parts of specific significance to feminism-and girls extra generally-while additionally reevaluating and reshaping such a lot different fields of philosophy, from ethics to common sense and Marxism to environmentalism. It attracts not just on feminist philosophers yet criticizes, approves, or appropriates the paintings of the major philosophers of all times.
The advent to this reference paintings offers an invaluable assessment of the topic region and the chronology runs the gamut from historic Greek philosophers to modern feminist ones. The cross-referenced dictionary entries hide either the primary figures and ideas from the ancient culture of philosophy, in addition to principles and theories from modern feminist philosophy, akin to epistemology (the philosophy of technology) and themes which have been brought by means of the feminist stream itself, like abortion and sexuality. as well as together with entries on Aristotle, Plato, Descartes, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Beauvoir, and Daly, proper features of different fields of philosophy, the most important techniques, and triumphing interpretations and conjectures also are coated. A accomplished bibliography makes it possible for additional studying.