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Essays on Ethics and Feminism

Sabina Lovibond


The book brings together a selection of the author’s shorter writings from the years 1989–2014. This work can lay claim to a broad thematic unity based on its affiliation to the realist or rationalist traditions in moral philosophy. Some of the essays seek to clarify the relation of feminism to these traditions and to current anti-rationalist tendencies: especially important here are the status and prospects of normativity, autonomy, purposive action, and other conceptual resources for critical thinking which were called into question over (roughly) the last third of the twentieth century — no ... More

Keywords: feminism, feminist ethics, ideological critique, Kantian ethics, moral realism, Nietzsche, Platonic-Aristotelian ethics, postmodernism, Wittgenstein

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198719625
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719625.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sabina Lovibond, author
Worcester College, Oxford