Feminist Interpretations of RenŽ Descartes

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Susan Bordo
Penn State Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Philosophy

Contributors are Susan Bordo, Stanley Clarke, Erica Harth, Leslie Heywood, Luce Irigaray, Genevieve Lloyd, Mario Moussa, Eileen O'Neill, Adrianna Paliyenko, Ruth Perry, Mario S&áenz, Karl Stern, Thomas Wartenberg, and James Winders.

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Contents

Descartes Karl Stern
29
Selections from The Flight to Objectivity Susan Bordo
48
Reason as Attainment Genevieve Lloyd
70
Descartess Gender Stanley Clarke
82
Gender and Other Trouble in the Meditations
103
Wonder A Reading of Descartes The Passions of the Soul Luce Irigaray
105
Writing Like a Man? Descartes Science and Madness James A Winders
114
Postmodern Turns Against the Cartesian Subject Descartess I Lacans Other Adrianna M Paliyenko
141
Cartesian Women Erica Harth
213
Women Cartesians Feminine Philosophy and Historical Exclusion Eileen ONeill
232
Cartesian Man
259
When Descartes Met the Fitness Babe Academic Cartesianism and the Late TwentiethCentury Cult of the Body Leslie Heyivood
261
Rehabilitating the I Susan Bordo and Mario Moussa
280
Cartesian AutobiographyPostCartesian Testimonials Mario Saenz
305
Select Bibliography on Descartes Cartesianism and Gender
328
Contributors
332

Descartes and Women
167
Radical Doubt and the Liberation of Women Ruth Perry
169
Descartess Mood The Question of Feminism in the Correspondence with Elisabeth Thomas E Wartenberg
190

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Susan Bordo is the Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky and is the author of several books, including Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body (1993) and Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O. J. (1997).

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