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An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy: by Karen J. Warren, Therese Boos Dykeman, Eve Browning, Judith

By Karen J. Warren, Therese Boos Dykeman, Eve Browning, Judith Chelius Stark, Jane Duran, Marilyn Fischer, Lois Frankel, Edward Fullbrook, Jo Ellen Jacobs, Vicki Harper, Joy Laine, Kate Lindemann, Elizabeth Minnich, Andrea Nye, Margaret Simons, Audun Solli,

The e-book juxtaposed larger identified male philosophers, with frequently much less renowned girls thinkers. i discovered the ladies usually confirmed extra emotional groundedness of their philosophical stances. the boys occasionally got here off as ivory tower kinds who did not stay their very own standpoint within the nitty gritty in their personal lives. yet this is often no mere "feminist reconstruction" of the earlier. i discovered the editor and the writers of person chapters to be sincere and reasonable in what they wrote. this is often precisely what i used to be searching for to aid flesh out the early lectures in a heritage of Psychology path i used to be instructing. Very fascinating.

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6. According to Elizabeth Minnich, “This line spread primarily through conversations: when asked, Bunch said that the idea . . was developed in conversations with Mary E. ” Minnich, Transforming Knowledge, 2nd ed. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2005), chapter 2, note 22. See also Charlotte Bunch, Passionate Politics: Essays (1968–1986) (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987), 140. 7. Peggy McIntosh’s five-phase interactive model of curricular development was first presented by her in the early 1970s and revised twice, in 1983 and 1991, as “Interactive Phases of Personal and Curricular Re-Vision”; all three published by the Center for Women at the Wellesley Center for Women.

Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2005), chapter 2, note 22. See also Charlotte Bunch, Passionate Politics: Essays (1968–1986) (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987), 140. 7. Peggy McIntosh’s five-phase interactive model of curricular development was first presented by her in the early 1970s and revised twice, in 1983 and 1991, as “Interactive Phases of Personal and Curricular Re-Vision”; all three published by the Center for Women at the Wellesley Center for Women. 8. Elizabeth Minnich originated the line quoted in the early 1970s.

One might argue that Arendt (a phenomenologist and political philosopher), Addams (a classical American pragmatist), and Beauvoir (a French feminist existentialist) be understood as women philosophers whose inclusion in the history of Western philosophy provides transformative accounts of philosophy. Arendt provides a now classic analysis of totalitarianism and the banality of evil, arguments about the dangers of thinking divorced from public life, a new term, “natality,” to describe the human condition for action, and criticizes the masculinized nature of the history of Western philosophy.

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