Feminism and Philosophy of Science: An Introduction (Understanding Feminist Philosophy) pdf epub fb2

Feminism and Philosophy of Science: An Introduction (Understanding Feminist Philosophy) by Elizabeth Potter pdf epub fb2

Feminism and Philosophy of Science: An Introduction (Understanding Feminist Philosophy) Author: Elizabeth Potter
Title: Feminism and Philosophy of Science: An Introduction (Understanding Feminist Philosophy)
ISBN: 0415266521
ISBN13: 978-0415266529
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Pages: 206 pages
Publisher: Routledge (April 19, 2006)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1555 kb
Size EPUB version: 1679 kb
Subcategory: Humanities




Reflecting upon the recent growth of interest in feminist ideas of philosophy of science, this book traces the development of the subject within the confines of feminist philosophy. It is designed to introduce the newcomer to the main ideas that form the subject area with a view to equipping students with all the major arguments and standpoints required to understand this burgeoning area of study.

Arranged thematically,the booklooks at the spectrum of views that have arisen in the debate. It is broadly arranged into sections dealing with concepts such as the notion of value free-science, values, objectivity, point of view and relativism, but also details the many subsidiary ideas that have sprung from these topics.