Feminist interpretations of René Descartes / edited by Susan Bordo
Book | Pennsylvania State University Press | 1999

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xii, 348 pages ; 23 cm.
Series
Re-reading the canon
Re-reading the canon.
Bibliography
"Select bibliography on Descartes, Cartesianism, and gender, compiled by Jill Norton": pages [328]-331.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
pt. 1. Descartes and gender. Descartes / Karl Stern ; Selections from the Flight to objectivity / Susan Bordo ; Reason as attainment / Genevieve Lloyd ; Descartes's "Gender" / Stanley Clarke -- pt. 2. Gender (and other) trouble in the Meditations. Wonder: a reading of Descartes, the Passions of the soul / Luce Irigaray ; Writing like a man(?): Descartes, science, and madness / James A. Winders ; Postmodern turns against the Cartesian subject: Descartes's "I," Lacan's other / Adrianna M. Paliyenko -- pt. 3. Descartes and Women. Radical doubt and the liberation of women / Ruth Perry ; Descartes's mood: the question of feminism in the correspondence with Elisabeth / Thomas E. Wartenberg ; Cartesian women / Erica Harth ; Women Cartesians, "feminine philosophy," and historical exclusion / Eileen O'Neill -- pt. 4. Cartesian man. When Descartes met the fitness babe: academic Cartesianism and the late twentieth-century cult of the body / Leslie Haywood ; Rehabilitating the "I" / Susan Bordo and Mario Moussa ; Cartesian autobiography/post-Cartesian testimonials / Mario Sáenz.
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ISBN
0271018577 cloth alkaline paper
0271018585 paperback alkaline paper
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