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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 262–270.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Rachana Kamtekar BOOK REVIEWS 262 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2 (April 2002) Martha Nussbaum, Sex and Social Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. ix, 476. Martha Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... classes: a dominant and a subordinate class. It follows from this view that all sexuality is coercive and that only women can be sexually harassed—both con- clusions that Crouch disagrees with, though she accepts the basic feminist idea that society is gendered. The third perspective is the “liberal...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
... was published by Linda Kerber called Toward an Intellectual History of Women. The current volume advertises itself as part of the related project of detailing the contribution made by women to the history of philosophy. In reading the essays collected in it, I could not help but feel that, without more...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 463–467.
Published: 01 July 2021
... ordinary speech by ordinary speakers under ordinary circumstances constitutes harm in virtue of enacting harmful norms. Mary Kate McGowan starts the book with the following examples to illustrate. An offhand sexist remark about sexual conquests at work oppresses women without the speaker intending...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... searching the volume for authors more efficient. And while the volume clearly attains a degree of inclusivity in the topics on race, its success in the range of contributors and essay topics is uneven: having eighteen of fifty-one essays authored by women (Zack contributes three) is laudable, yet...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 446–448.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., on Rousseau s views about men and women (an especially strong discussion, I think), on Rousseau s treatment of some issues concerning language, and he closes with an extended treatment of Rousseau s religious ideas and views about the role of religion in society (chapters 10-12). It is pleasing to see...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 112–116.
Published: 01 January 2014
... not justify such practices. In this case, we should respect the religious choice of Muslim women to cover up. On the other hand, Allen views restrictions on nude dancing as overly paternalistic unless such practices are also harmful and dehumanizing. If such actions degrade either the dancer or the patron...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 425–428.
Published: 01 July 2000
... and Littlefield, 1997. Pp. xii, 162. Robert Mayhew’s Aristotle’s Criticism of Pluto’s Republic focuses on Aristotle’s main objections to Plato’s political philosophy: the degree of unity envi- sioned by Plato is impossible/undesirable; too much unity undermines self- sufficiency; community of women...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 January 2001
... about human society” (vii), and he criticizes his view of women’s incapacity for political life, his inadequate theory of repre- sentation, his acceptance of slavery (however mitigated by his recognition of the slave’s rights as a person), his argument for capital punishment, and his defense...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., C. C. W. Taylor sketches in “The Role of Women in Plato's Republic ,” why Plato might be fairly congenial to feminist thought ( pace Annas): (a) Plato is against institutional discrimination of women (84), and (b) if happiness is understood as self-fulfilment, then Plato enables women to achieve...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 April 2015
... . Utilitarianism . In Collected Works of John Stuart Mill. Vol. 10, Essays on Ethics, Religion and Society , ed. Robson J. M. , 203 – 59 . Toronto : Toronto University Press . Mill John Stuart 1984 . The Subjection of Women . In Collected Works of John Stuart Mill. Vol. 21, Essays...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 592–597.
Published: 01 October 2016
... more essays. The section begins with a paper on Bloom's reading of Nietzsche, which critiques certain kinds of esoteric readings of Nietzsche's texts. It is followed by an interesting piece examining Nietzsche's attitude toward women. Clark makes a heroic attempt to show that Nietzsche's apparently...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 361–396.
Published: 01 July 2001
... cause of thrombosis. In fact, among women who are under 35 and do not smoke or have other major risk factors for thrombosis, who are also fertile, sexually active, and not employing any other means of contraception, consumption of birth control pills lowers the overall probability...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2004
... University Press, 2003. Pp. xxiv, 336. Claudia Card notes in the introduction that Beauvoir has some claim to the title of philosophical grandparent of women’s studies and contemporary fem- inist theory in the United States (8). There is burgeoning interest in Simone de Beauvoir, inspired...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 October 2017
... discovery that SS personnel were sleeping with Jewish women—and even worse, allowing those women to address them with the familiar “Du”!—must shock any reader today, but it is part of a moral universe to which Morgen clearly remained devoted as late as 1964. Having pledged his allegiance to the values...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of Plato’s radicalism is his envisaging that women as well as men be rulers of his Republic; but does the need, even in subverting the tradition, to incorporate a recognizably “manly” element into his moral ideal militate against this theoretically gender-neutral position? Conversely, can Plato con...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 October 2013
... crimes, to which two chapters are devoted, Boonin holds that a hate crime is worse than the same crime that is merely committed by someone whose commission of that crime is not motivated by racial animus. But consider the case of a group of black women in Arkansas who had a black man lynched...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
... be her fault, and no one she knows has ever offered a contrary opinion. Moreover, Radha has thoroughly reflected on the issue and concluded that, given the natural social roles of men and women, women deserve to be beaten by their husbands when they misbehave. 7 Is Radha’s belief that she deserves...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
... than a sentence (that is, a discourse of two or more sentences), names can be bound: (1) There is a gentleman in Hertfordshire by the name of ‘Ernest’. Ernest is engaged to two women. The indefinite noun phrase in (1), which...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 April 2019
... by the state, which would lessen the social pressure on people to organize their lives around marriage. This is particularly good for women, because although they have more equal rights under existing marriage laws in many countries, marital customs today still encourage women to become financially dependent...