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Can there be a feminist science?

Helen E Longino

Can there be a feminist science?

by Helen E Longino

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Published by Wellesley College, Center for Research on Women in Wellesley, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s studies,
  • Feminism -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen E. Longino
    SeriesWorking paper / Wellesley College. Center for Research on Women -- no. 163
    ContributionsWellesley College. Center for Research on Women
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 leaves ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14421604M

      It’s a great place to start with feminist science fiction. But don’t stop there. Read the classics – Butler, Le Guin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Joanna Russ, James Tiptree Jr. Feminist philosophy of science is a branch of feminist philosophy that seeks to understand how the acquirement of knowledge through scientific means has been influenced by notions of gender and gender roles in society. Feminist philosophers of science question how scientific research and scientific knowledge itself may be influenced and possibly compromised by the social and professional.

      There are probably a million different ways to define feminism, so I’m not surprised when people don’t always agree. However, I am surprised by one objection that people often raise: that books cannot be feminist when they’re about characters who aren’t feminists or who don’t make feminist Author: Alison Doherty.   Such practices are part of the reason the University of Wisconsin-Madison established a new science fellowship last month to "uncover and reverse the gender bias in biology". Wittig Fellows of Feminist Biology will spend two years in the women's studies department critiquing biased Author: Barbara Speed.

    "Can science, steeped in Western, masculine, bourgeois endeavors, nevertheless be used for emancipatory ends? In this major contribution to the debate over the role gender plays in the scientific enterprise, Sandra Harding pursues that question, challenging the intellectual and social foundations of scientific thought. Harding provides the first comprehensive and critical survey of the. There has been little attention to feminism and gender issues in mainstream philosophy of technology and vice versa. Since the beginning of the so-called»second wave feminism«(in the middle of the 20th century), there has been a growing awareness of the urgency of a critical reflection of technology and science within feminist discourse.


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This paper explores a number of recent proposals regarding "feminist science" and rejects a content-based approach in favor of a process-based approach to characterizing feminist science.

Philosophy of science can yield models of scientific reasoning that illuminate the interaction between cultural values and ideology and scientific s: Helen Longino, Stanford University. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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