Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy


Out from the Shadows showcases the work of 18 analytical feminists from a variety of traditional areas of philosophy: social and political philosophy, normative ethics, virtue theory, metaethics, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of science. The collection is unique both in its focus on analytical feminism and in its breadth across the subdisciplines within philosophy. The book highlights successful uses of concepts and approaches from traditional philosophy, and illustrates the contributions that feminist approaches have made and could make to the analysis of issues in key areas of traditional philosophy, while also demonstrating that traditional philosophy ignores feminist insights and feminist critiques of traditional philosophy at its own peril.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Anita M. Superson
  • Sharon L. Crasnow
  • Ann E. Cudd
  • Helga Varden
  • Andrea C. Westlund
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2012


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