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PHIL3700
Module Reading List

Feminist Philosophy, 2018/19, Semester 1
Dr Heather Logue
h.a.logue@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Unit 1: Women, Work, and the Family

Assigned reading

Okin, S. M. (1987) "Justice and Gender." Philosophy & public affairs. ISSN: 0048-3915. 16: 42-72.  

Collins, P. H. (1994) "Shifting the center: race, class and feminist theorizing about motherhood." In Glenn, E.N., Chang, G., & Forcey, L.R. (eds.) Mothering : ideology, experience, and agency ISBN: 0415907756 (pbk); 0415907764 (pbk); 9781315538891 ebk. London: Routledge, pp. 45-65.  

Nash, J.C. (2008) "Re-thinking Intersectionality." Feminist Review 89(1): 1-15.  

Further reading

Saul, J. M. (2003) Feminism : issues & arguments ISBN: 0199249474. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chapter One: The politics of work and family, pp. 5-44. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva.

Munoz-Darde, V. (1999) “Is the family to be abolished then?” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. ISSN: 0066-7374 99: 37-56.

Spelman, E. (1988) Inessential Woman: Problems of exclusion in feminist thought. Boston: Beacon Press. 

Carasthatis, A. (2014) “The concept of intersectionality in feminist theory.” Philosophy compass. ISSN: 1747-9991 9: 304-314.

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Unit 2: Metaphysics of Gender and Sex

Assigned reading

Haslanger, S. (2000). "Gender and Race: (What) Are They? (What) Do We Want Them To Be? ", Noûs. ISSN: 0029-4624. 34: 31-55.  

Mikkola, M. (2009). "Gender Concepts and Intuitions", Canadian journal of philosophy. ISSN: 0045-5091; 1911-0820. 39: 559-583.  

Warnke, G. (2001), "Intersexuality and the Categories of Sex", Hypatia 16 (3): 126-137.  

Further reading

Mikkola, M. (2017). "Feminist Perspectives on Sex and Gender", in E.N Zalta (ed.) The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Bettcher, T. (2014). "Feminist Perspectives on Trans Issues", in E.N. Zalta (ed.) The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Bettcher, T. (2013) “Trans Women and the Meaning of ‘Woman’”, in N. Power, R. Halwani, and A. Soble (Eds.) The philosophy of sex : contemporary readings. Lanham, ML: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Fausto-Sterling, A. (1993). The five sexes: Why male and female are not enough ISBN: 0465077145 (pbk); 0465077137; 9780786724338 (ebook). The Sciences 33(2): 20-24.

Butler, J., 1999, Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity, London: Routledge. Chapter 1, pp. 1-22. 

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Unit 3: Epistemic Injustice

Assigned Reading

Maitra, I. (2010). "The Nature of Epistemic Injustice", Philosophical books. ISSN: 0031-8051. 51: 195-211.  

Dotson, K. (2012). "A Cautionary Tale: On Limiting Epistemic Oppression", Frontiers : a journal of women studies. ISSN: 0160-9009. 33: 24-37.  

Berenstain, N. (2016). "Epistemic Exploitation", Ergo. ISSN: 1802-2006; 1802-2170. 3: 569-590.  

Further Reading

Collins, P. H. (2000). Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment. New York: Routledge. Chapter 11.

Fricker, M. (2007). Epistemic injustice : power and the ethics of knowing ISBN: 9780199570522 (pbk.); 9780198237907 (hbk.), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McKinnon, R. (2016). "Epistemic Injustice", Philosophy compass. ISSN: 1747-9991. 11: 437-446.

Langton, R. (2010). "Review of Epistemic Injustice", Hypatia. 25: 459-464. 

This list was last updated on 28/10/2018