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Feminist Thought
Androcentrism, Communication & Objectivity

By Shefali Moitra
September 2002
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
ISBN: 81-215-1054-6
156 pages, 5 5/8 x 8 "
$36.50 hardcover

The author situates the gender debate inside philosophy. The perceived gender neutrality of philosophy has been critiqued as the author assess the implications of radicalizing philosophy from a gender perspective. She introduces the notion of gender and its relation to male-dominated virtues (androcentrism). She offers feminist responses to androcentrism, and discusses the hegemony of reason, feminist thought & objectivity, and feminist debates & ambitions. Notes and references. Bibliography. Index.