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The booklet juxtaposed larger recognized male philosophers, with frequently much less renowned ladies thinkers. i discovered the ladies usually confirmed extra emotional groundedness of their philosophical stances. the boys occasionally got here off as ivory tower forms who did not reside their very own standpoint within the nitty gritty in their personal lives. yet this is often no mere "feminist reconstruction" of the previous. i discovered the editor and the writers of person chapters to be sincere and reasonable in what they wrote. this is often precisely what i used to be searching for to aid flesh out the early lectures in a background of Psychology direction i used to be instructing. Very fascinating.

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Excerpts are published with kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media. , A History of Women Philosophers, vol. 3, Modern Women Philosophers 1600– 1900 (Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publisher, 1991). Excerpts are published with kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media. , A History of Women Philosophers, vol. 4, Contemporary Women Philosophers 1900–Present (Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publisher, 1995). Excerpts are published with kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media.

W. Norton, 1978):145. 14. , 4. 15. See Richard Rorty, Philosophy as the Mirror of Nature (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1979). 16. Howard Zinn, People’s History of the United States: 1492 to Present (New York: HarperCollins, 2005). 17. Bertrand Russell, The Problems of Philosophy (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997), 155–156, 161. 18. Ecofeminist philosophy and queer theory are just two (of many) theoretical positions that reject the gender dualisms of male versus female and man versus woman not having functioned historically in innocent or neutral ways.

Furthermore, there are many ways of accomplishing inclusion projects other than simply focusing on women. For a description and defense of the strengths and weaknesses of the McIntosh model, see my essay, “Re-Writing the Future: The Feminist Challenge to the Malestream Curriculum,” Feminist Teacher 4, no. 2/3 (Fall 1989), 46–52. 11. This list of possible meanings of “inclusion” is not intended to be exhaustive. Discussion of the inclusion/addition distinction, and possible meanings of “inclusion” is intended to illustrate that gender inclusion projects come in various forms and that inclusion projects need not ever encounter the hitherto crippling add-women-and-stir problem.

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