By Alexandra L. Shuford
This ebook considers both bold methods theorized by means of Louise Antony and Lynn Hankinson Nelson.
The American thinker W.V.O. Quine locates wisdom as a department of empirical technological know-how. Shuford indicates how either Antony and Nelson use Quine's 'naturalized epistemology' to create empirically strong feminist epistemologies. even though, Shuford argues that neither can contain actual embodiment as a tremendous epistemic variable. The ebook argues that John Dewey's conception of inquiry extends past Quine's perception that wisdom has to be interrogated as an empirical topic. simply because Dewey insists that every one facets of expertise has to be topic to the experimental openness that's the hallmark of clinical reasoning, Shuford concludes that actual embodiment needs to play a tremendous half in wisdom claims.
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Feminist Epistemology and American Pragmatism: Dewey and Quine (Continuum Studies in American Philosophy) by Alexandra L. Shuford