Feminist Philosophy and the Genetic Fallacy

Hypatia 6 (2):104 - 117 (1991)
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Abstract

Feminist philosophy seems to conflict with traditional philosophical methodology. For example, some uses of the concept of gender by feminist philosophers seem to commit the genetic fallacy. I argue that use of the concept of gender need not commit the genetic fallacy, but that the concept of gender is problematic on other grounds.

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Margaret Crouch
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The man of reason: "male" and "female" in Western philosophy.Genevieve Lloyd - 1993 - Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
The rise of scientific philosophy.Hans Reichenbach - 1951 - Berkeley,: University of California Press.

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