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The Resource An Aristotelian Feminism

An Aristotelian Feminism

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An Aristotelian Feminism
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An Aristotelian Feminism
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Historical-Analytical Studies on Nature, Mind and Action Ser.
Series volume
v.1
An Aristotelian Feminism
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An Aristotelian Feminism
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Contents
  • Contents -- Introduction -- Summary of Chapters -- What Is Meant by 'Aristotelian Feminism' -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1: Nussbaum, Capabilities, and Biology -- Nussbaum's 'Aristotelian Feminism' -- A Summary of Her 'Capabilities Approach' -- The Capabilities Approach as Aristotelian -- The Capabilities Approach as Feminist -- The Role of Biology in an Aristotelian Feminism -- Reasons for Downplaying Biological Differences -- Reasons Not to Downplay Biological Differences or Uncritically Embrace Constructivism -- Qualifying Note -- Firestone's Radical Feminism -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2: An Aristotelian Account of Sex and Gender -- General Aristotelian Picture of Human Beings -- Matter -- Form -- An Aristotelian Account of Women and Men -- On the Terms Sex and Gender -- Application to the Question of Sex -- Application to the Question of Gender -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3: Possibilities Beyond the Bare-Bones -- Summary of Position -- One: General Scientific, Metaphysical, and Methodological Questions -- What of Our Biological Matter Is Sexually Differentiated? -- What Type of Hylomorphism Should Be Accepted? -- Two: The Nature of Influence -- Is Biological Matter a Motive, Incentive, or Condition of Development? -- Aristotelian Causality, Re-Stating the Previous Question in More Aristotelian Language -- Three: How Might Biological Matter Influence? -- Does Biological Matter Influence the Pattern of How a Particular Faculty Is Developed? -- Does Biological Matter Influence the Order in Which Our Faculties Are Developed? -- Does Biological Matter Influence the Subjects Toward Which Our Faculties Are Turned? -- Does Biological Matter Influence the Combination of Faculties Employed When Turning to a Common Subject? -- A Spectrum of Positions -- Four: Questions About the Human Capacities? -- What Are Our Capacities?
  • How Are Our Capacities Related? -- A Note on Aristotle's and Nussbaum's Aristotelian Ideals -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Why Aristotle Was Not a Feminist -- The Female in Human Generation, and Subsequent Tendencies in Females -- Generation -- A Qualification ("As It Were" Deformities) -- The Female's Role in the Sex of the Offspring -- Women's Natural Qualities -- Women's Inferiority in Rationality -- Women's Inferiority in Virtue -- Digressions on 'Natural Slaves' and Impressive Women -- The Challenges of Hylomorphism -- Generation as a Substantial Change -- Differing Physical Expressions of a Common Form -- Epistemology and Examples -- Ancient Women's Lives: Athens Versus Sparta -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5: How Aristotle Might Have Become a Feminist -- A Tension in Aristotle's Account -- Problems with Aristotle's Account of Generation -- On Male and Female as Opposites -- A Range of Appropriate Expressions -- The Role of Social Conditions -- Other Modifications -- Development of Interpersonal Abilities -- Virtues of 'Acknowledged Dependence' and Receptivity -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6: Women and the Universities -- Preliminary Comments on Our Capacities -- History of the Universities -- The Medieval Heritage -- Contemporary Universities -- Differing Patterns of Fertility -- Environmental Influences on Fertility -- Biological Considerations Affecting Fertility -- Having Children and Developing One's Other Capacities -- Impact of This Tension -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
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