Is feminist ethics possible?

Publisher: CRIAW/ICREF in Ottawa

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  • Ethics,
  • Feminist theory

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Statementby Lorraine Code ... [et al.].
SeriesThe CRIAW papers = Les documents de l"ICREF -- no. 27, CRIAW papers -- no. 27.
ContributionsCode, Lorraine., Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women.
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. --
Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL19556272M
ISBN 100919653308

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This book engages in the broader nursing ethics project of critiquing existing ethical frameworks as well as constructing and developing alternative models, methods and procedures. It discusses the most up-to-date approaches in feminist ethics and offers practical applications. The book also includes a helpful overview of three standard moral theories--social contract theory, utilitarianism, and Kantian ethics--and a discussion of their failings from a feminist point of view, followed by introductions to feminist care theory and feminist responsibility ethics.

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Feminism -- Moral and ethical aspects. Feminist theory. Féminisme -- Aspect moral. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Feminist ethics is the approach to ethics that emanates from the belief that traditional ethical theories do not value or appreciate women's moral experiences.

Feminist ethics has therefore chosen to rewrite and re-image ethics through a feminist approach in order to transform it. Instead, the essays collected here reflect the pluralism and "feistiness" of modern feminism.

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Feminist ethics covers a range of gender-specific social justice and moral questions. This sub-discipline is concerned with the values and virtues of both the individual and the community via feminist and woman-centered approaches and responses to mainstream ethics and moral theory, especially liberalism and communitarianism.

Unlike other anthologies in Is feminist ethics possible? book ethics, this book encourages critical thinking about concrete, contemporary social and moral issues. Each engaging, clearly written article is followed by discussion questions, making the book useful for students of women's studies.

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Critics greet feminist ethics with suspicion, alleging that it is biased towards the interests of women. Feminist ethicists reply that it is traditional ethics which is biased. As they see it, for centuries traditional ethicists claimed to speak for all of humanity, when they were speaking only or primarily for men, and the most privileged of.

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Feminist Ethics is an attempt to revise, reformulate, or rethink those aspects of traditional western ethics that depreciate or devalue women's moral experience. Among others, feminist philosopher Alison Jaggar faults traditional western ethics for failing women in five related ways.

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Feminist Ethics: Ethic of Care Gilligan lays out in this groundbreaking book this alternative theory. Gilligan's Stages of the Ethic of Care Stage Goal Preconventional Goal is individual survival Transition is from selfishness -- to -- responsibility to others.

A new way of thinking about data science and data ethics that is informed by the ideas of intersectional feminism. The open access edition of this book was made possible by generous funding from the MIT Libraries. Today, data science is a form of power.

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Other articles where Feminist ethics is discussed: philosophical feminism: Feminist ethics: Whereas feminist social and political philosophy arose from consciousness-raising groups, feminist ethics was initially developed by women who were or had been full-time homemakers or mothers and who felt excluded (and in some cases offended) by the women’s movement’s emphasis on dismantling barriers.

Gilligan outlined her own stages of moral development based on an ethics of care. She used the same levels Kohlberg did but based her stages on interviews with women. Specifically, because Gilligan believed women’s morality arose from real-life dilemmas, not hypothetical ones, she interviewed women trying to decide whether or not to terminate.

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