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Author Le Dœuff, Michèle.

Title The sex of knowing / Michèle Le Doeuff ; translated from the French by Kathryn Hamer and Lorraine Code
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 242 pages)
Contents Cover; The Sex of Knowing; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Cast-offs; 1. How Intuition Came to Women; 2. Woman as an Object of Discourse: An Inquiry into Categories; 3. Values/Countervalues; 4. Knowledge and Power; 5. Anti-intellectualism; 6. Essays on Original Sin; 7. A Knowing Subject in Process; 8. Coherences; 9. Divine Plato?; 10. Eve's Awakening /Apollo's Ruling: Two Banquets Juxtaposed; 2. Renaissances; 1. The Intermittent Existence of Women Doctors; 2. A Cognitive Norm; 3. Knowing by Dreaming?Object Versus Objectification
4. Construction of an Object or Definition of a Field?5. Lady Trotula; 6. Being as One Is Perceived; 7. Legal Counsel on Strike; 8. Verum index sui; 9. Interlude; 10. Masculine Foreclosure of Knowledge; 11. Epikleroi; 12. Three Headscarves; 13. The Jailer's Catechism; 14. A Little Learning; 15. The Judgment of Christine; 3. An Epistemology of Hope; 1. Take an Aspirin; 2. An Offensive Philosophy, but to Whom?; 3. Sciences, Humanities, and Philosophy; 4. Finalities; 5. The Alchemy of the Word; 6. Phallomelancholia or Gay Science?; 7. Duplicities; 8. Neutrality
9. Factual Violence/Ideational Violence10. Visions; 11. The Liberal Experience; 12. Saint Scholastica; 13. A Woman and a Man in Philosophy; 14. The Admirable Essay; 15. Equality, Difference, or Divergence?; 16. Corporations; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Summary First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-238) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Feminist theory.
Sex discrimination against women.
Thought and thinking -- Sex differences.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203951050
1135301689 (electronic bk.)
9781135301682 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Sexe du savoir. English