The metaphysics of gender and sexual difference

In Barbara S. Andrew, Jean Clare Keller & Lisa H. Schwartzman (eds.), Feminist Interventions in Ethics and Politics: Feminist Ethics and Social Theory. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2005)

Authors
Linda Martín Alcoff
CUNY Graduate Center
Abstract
“It is certainly true, as nominalists have been concerned to acknowledge, that judgements about kinds are determined in part by human interests, projects, and practices. But the possibility that human interests, projects, and practices sometimes develop as they do because the real (physical or social) world is as it is suggests that this sort of dependence is not by itself an argument against essentialism.”.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book Find it on Amazon.com
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 70,130
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

What Is Sexual Orientation?Robin A. Dembroff - 2016 - Philosophers' Imprint 16.
What Is Gender Essentialism?Charlotte Witt - 2011 - In Feminist Metaphysics. Springer Verlag. pp. 11--25.
A Phenomenology of Sexual Difference: Types, Styles and Persons.Sara Heinämaa - 2011 - In Charlotte Witt (ed.), Feminist Metaphysics. Springer Verlag. pp. 131--155.
Metaphysics and Social Justice.Aaron M. Griffith - 2019 - Philosophy Compass 14 (6).

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
149 ( #78,554 of 2,506,503 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #277,244 of 2,506,503 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes