In the quotations throughout the book, all emphases not described as "added" are in the original text.
Perhaps, having been asked to speak about feminism in French philosophy, should I have surveyed the various strands of feminist philosophy and proposed a discussion of them. But this would have started a sort of internal debate, debate supposedly taking place in a determinate field-and certainly creating the closure of that field.
See: "Ants and Women, or Philosophy without Borders" in Contemporary French Philosophy, A. Phillips Griffiths ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987, pp. 41-54).
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Publication information: Book title: Philosophy and the Maternal Body: Reading Silence. Contributors: Michelle Boulous Walker - Author. Publisher: Routledge. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 1998. Page number: 182.
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