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Ecological Feminist Philosophies

By: Karen J Warren

Indiana University Press

Paperback | Jun 1996 | #180523 | ISBN: 0253210291
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Here feminist philosophers and ecofeminist scholars pursue the connections between feminism and environmentalism. Topics include the ecofeminist ethic; the role of patriarchal concepts in perpetuating the domination of women and nature; the grassroots origins and character of a thoughtful ecofeminism; the Oecofeminism-deep ecology debate in environmental philosophy; deep ecological treatment of animal rights and the omission of ecofeminist analyses of the domination of animals, abortion, and nuclear deterrence; and ways ecofeminism and the science of ecology are or could be engaged in complementary, supportive projects.

... an important collection of essays for scholars interested in feminism, environmentalism, or both... This is a good resource for anyone who teaches ethics, feminism, or environmental issues. Teaching in Philosophy


1. Acknowledgments 2. Karen J. WarrenNEcological Feminist Philosophies: An Overview of the Issues 3. Stephanie LaharNEcofeminist Theory and Grassroots Politics 4. Karen J. WarrenNThe Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism 5. Christine CuomoNToward Thoughtful Ecofeminist Activism 6. Catherine RoachNLoving Your Mother: On The Woman-Nature Relationship 7. Deane CurtinNToward An Ecological Ethic of Care 8. Roger J. H. KingNCaring About Nature: Feminist Ethics and the Environment 9. Deborah SlicerNYour Daughter or Your Dog? 10. Carol J. AdamsNEcofeminism and the Eating of Animals 11. Robert SessionsNDeep Ecology versus Ecofeminism: Healthy Differences or Incompatible Philosophies? 12. Val PlumwoodNNature, Self, and Gender: Feminism, Environmental Philosophy, and the critique of Rationalism 13. Victoria DavionNWhen Lives Become Logic Problems: Nuclear Deterrence, an Ecological Feminist Critique 14. Carol CantrellNWomen and Language in Susan GriffinOs Woman and Nature: The Roaring Inside Her 15. Patricia Jagentowicz MillsNFeminism and Ecology: On the Domination of Nature 16. Patrick MurphyNGround, Pivot, Motion: Ecofeminist Theory, Dialogics, and Literary Practice 17. Karen J. Warren and Jim CheneyNEcological Feminism and Ecosystem Ecology Contributors Index

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