unique yet growing reinterpretation of the story of Western philosophy by groups whose voices have been excluded from this story. Because this interpretation is done by outsiders who are also insiders,
both bound to the discipline and to each other yet in a disrupted
way, it is particularly insightful about the ways canonized Western
philosophy has contributed to the hegemonic dominant culture and
about the ways it can perhaps, nonetheless, be useful to resistant
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I believe that these three kinds of Western disciplinary contributions to the production of the Western system of interrelated gender differences, hence the Western cultural production of women are suggested by
feminist criticisms of the disciplines. For some of these see: Caine,
Marie (eds.) Crossing Boundaries: Feminism
and the Critique of Knowledges. Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1988, DuBois, Ellen Carol,
Carolyn W. and
Robinson, Lillian S., Feminist Scholarship: Kindling
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Cornell University, 1983, especially the first chapter "Rethinking Intellectual History and Reading Texts", pp. 23-74. See also, and somewhat in
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Modern Engendering:Critical Feminist Readings in Modern Western Philosophy.
Contributors: Bat-Ami Bar On - Author.
Publisher: State University of New York Press.
Place of publication: Albany, NY.
Publication year: 1994.
Page number: xvii.
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