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Norris, Christopher
Previous owner's signature on ffep.On 29 March 1991, shortly after the cessation of hostilities in the Gulf War, Jean Baudrillard published an article entitled "The Gulf War has not taken place", in which he argued that "the true belligerents are those who thrive on the ideology of the truth of this war". It is in response to such excesses of post-modernism that Christopher Norris has written this extended polemical essay. He argues that the extreme cognitive scepticism and relativism of this school of thought is profoundly disabling for critical theory. Reviewing the writings of Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard and Baudrillard, as well as the American neo-pragmatist school as represented by Rorty and Fish, he meticulously examines the flaws in their arguments, and makes an impassioned plea for the continuance of the philosopher's role as intellectual critic of real world politics and governments.218pp.
Lawrence & Wishart, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0853157529
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Inventory #25292
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Mell, Donald C.;braun, Theodore E. D. And Palmer, Lucia M.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This is a broad intellectual survey, covering philosophy, art, economic theory, science, landscape gardening, architecture and the beginnings of modern feminism. The text discuses the work of Kant, Vico, Mozart, Wollstonecraft and Diderot among others.247pp.
Colleagues Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0937191132
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Inventory #25294
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Place,Francis
Facsimile reprint of original work with an introduction demonstrating Francis Place as the Founder of the Modern Birth Control Movement together with Unpublished letters of Place on Birth Control,Coleridge's Criticisms of Malthus' Views on Birth Control.Critical and textual notes by Norman E.Himes.354pp.
Augustus M. Kelley, 1967, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #17923
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Tuana, Nancy
Previous owners inscription to ffep.Studys the philosophy of Aristotle, Plato, Descartes, Rousseau, Kant, Hume, Locke, and Hegel and examines their underlying assumptions about women.158pp.
Parragon House, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 155778194X
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Inventory #25447
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Green, Karen
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This important and timely book challenges the direction taken by much recent work in the field of feminist studies. It mounts a powerful defence of humanism - a tradition of which many contemporary feminists have been sharply critical.Many feminists have viewed 'reason' and 'rationality' with deep suspicion. They have argued that reason was constructed by male philosophers in a way that excluded feminine traits: the man of reason was a masculine fiction.But this rejection of humanism assumes that there is only one tradition of humanism and only one conception of the rational individual. By carefully re-examining the texts of a feminist humanist tradition, Karen Green uncovers a different conception of the rational individual - a 'female version of rationality'. She captures the specificity of women's thought through a careful examination of their writings and their differences from the work of their male contemporaries.On this basis, Green argues that we need to reconceptualize both rationality and liberalism. Maintaining the ideal of rationality is quite compatible with understanding ourselves as embodied, emotional creatures whose sense of self is made up of a mixture of reason and feeling. Feminist humanism can provide a firm basis for political action and a compelling defence of equal political representation for women and men.211pp.
Polity Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745614493
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Inventory #25301
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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