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By Erin C. Tarver,Shannon Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0271070900

ISBN-13: 9780271070902

ISBN-10: 0271070919

ISBN-13: 9780271070919

Widely considered as the daddy of yank psychology, William James is through any degree a gigantic presence at the level of pragmatist philosophy. yet regardless of his undeniable impression on philosophical thinkers of all genders, males stay the movers and shakers within the Jamesian universe—while girls exist essentially to aid their endeavors and serve their wishes. How may the philosophy of William James, a guy dedicated to Victorian beliefs, be used to help feminism?

Feminist Interpretations of William James lays out the weather of James’s philosophy which are quite challenging for feminism, bargains a singular feminist method of James’s moral philosophy, and takes up epistemic contestations in and with James’s pragmatism. the implications are spectacular. in brief, James’s philosophy can turn out valuable for feminist efforts to problem sexism and male privilege, despite James himself.

In this most up-to-date installment of the Re-Reading the Canon sequence, participants entice William James’s arguable texts no longer easily as an workout in feminist critique yet within the provider of feminism.

Along with the editors, the individuals are Jeremy Carrette, Lorraine Code, Megan Craig, Susan Dieleman, Jacob L. Goodson, Maurice Hamington, Erin McKenna, José Medina, and Charlene Haddock Seigfried.

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