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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 51 new and published books in the subject of Feminist Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Robinson Crusoe's Economic Man

    A Construction and Deconstruction

    Edited by Ulla Grapard, Gillian Hewitson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    In this book, economists and literary scholars examine the uses to which the Robinson Crusoe figure has been put by the economics discipline since the publication of Defoe’s novel in 1719. The authors’ critical readings of two centuries of texts that have made use of Robinson Crusoe undermine the...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Political Philosophy of Judith Butler

    By Birgit Schippers

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Judith Butler can justifiably be described as one of the major critical thinkers of our time. While she is best-known for her interventions into feminist debates on gender, sexuality and feminist politics, her focus in recent years has broadened to encompass some of the most pertinent topics of...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Luce Irigaray and Premodern Culture

    Thresholds of History

    Edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey, Theresa Krier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    The essays in this groundbreaking collection stage conversations between the thought of the controversial feminist philosopher, linguist and psychoanalyst Luce Irigaray and premodern writers, ranging from Empedocles and Homer, to Shakespeare, Spenser and Donne. They explore both the...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Ethics of Need

    Agency, Dignity, and Obligation

    By Sarah Clark Miller

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Ethics of Need: Agency, Dignity, and Obligation argues for the philosophical importance of the notion of need and for an ethical framework through which we can determine which needs have moral significance. In the volume, Sarah Clark Miller synthesizes insights from Kantian and feminist care...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

    By Alison Stone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Ethics of Vulnerability

    A Feminist Analysis of Social Life and Practice

    By Erinn Gilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    As concerns about violence, war, terrorism, sexuality, and embodiment have garnered attention in philosophy, the concept of vulnerability has become a shared reference point in these discussions. As a fundamental part of the human condition, vulnerability has significant ethical import: how one...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sexual Difference Between Psychoanalysis and Vitalism

    Edited by Arun Saldanha, Hoon Song

    Throughout the twentieth century, psychoanalysis and feminism were the practico-intellectual fields most systematic and subversive in demonstrating that humanity is sexually fissured. More recently, further advances in the philosophy of difference and renewed emphases on embodiment, materiality and...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Guidebook to Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    By Sandrine Berges

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the greatest philosophers and writers of the Eighteenth century. During her brief career, she wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution, a conduct book, and a children's book. Her most celebrated and widely-read work is A...

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published September 26th 2014
  2. Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published September 26th 2014
  3. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published September 26th 2014
  4. Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  5. Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014

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