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by Sue V. Rosser

Author: Sue V. Rosser
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Twayne Pub; 1st edition (November 1, 1992)
Pages: 191 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.5
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Even as recently as the nineteenth century, preeminent men of science employed skewed biological theorizing to explain the disadvantaged position of women in our society. Rosser also details the contribution of several eminent women of science, past and present, to illustrate the impact of feminism on biological theories, and points out that ironically, biology has had amuch greater impact on feminism than feminism has had on biology. Sue V. Rosser is dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and a professor of history, technology, and society at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Even as recently as the nineteenth century, preeminent men of science employed skewed biological theorizing to explain the disadvantaged position of women in our society. These male scientists argued that women are mentally inferior to men by design of evolution.

Biology & Feminism book Rosser also details the contribution of several eminent women of science, past and present, to illustrate the impact of feminism o. .

Biology & Feminism book. In Biology and Feminism: A Dynamic Interaction, Sue V. Rosser offers an intriguing explanation of the possible bias of biological theories. Rosser also details the contribution of several eminent women of science, past and present, to illustrate the impact of feminism on biological theories, and points out that ironically, biology has had a much greater impact on feminism than feminism has had on biology.

Biology & Feminism a Dynamic Interaction. Feminist Approaches to Philosophy in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality.

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She maintains that the modern scientific method, accepted as objective & factual, may instead be colored by the values & assumptions of the traditional, male scientist.

Then it will move on to a discussion of the feminist critiques of the assumptions of traditional epistemology proper defined as a theory of knowledge in general.

We describe briefly some of the influences evident in this literature and identify several key themes which are central to current debates. This is the introduction to a bibliography of general critiques of science, described as the core literature, and a selection of feminist critiques of biology. Then it will move on to a discussion of the feminist critiques of the assumptions of traditional epistemology proper defined as a theory of knowledge in general.

Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies that aim to define, establish, and achieve the political, economic, personal, and social equality of the sexes. Feminism incorporates the position that societies prioritize the male point of view, and that women are treated unfairly within those societies. Efforts to change that include fighting gender stereotypes and seeking to establish educational and professional opportunities for women that are equal to those for men.

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