New PDF release: Feminist Interpretations of Mary Astell (Re-Reading the

By Alice Sowaal,Penny A. Weiss

Often often called a proto-feminist, early glossy English thinker and rhetorician Mary Astell was once a pious supporter of monarchy who wrote approximately gender equality at a time whilst society tightly limited woman service provider. This diversified selection of essays situates her principles in feminist, old, and philosophical contexts.

Focusing on Astell’s paintings and notion, this ebook explores the measure to which she will be thought of a “feminist” in mild of her adherence to Cartesianism, Christian theology, and Tory politics. The individuals discover the philosophical underpinnings of Astell’s outspoken advocacy for the autonomy and schooling of ladies; learn the intricacies underlying her theories of energy, group, and feminine resistance to illegal authority; and exhibit the similarities among her personal philosophy of gender and sexual politics and feminist theorizing today.

A broad-ranging examine probably the most very important girl writers of the 17th and eighteenth centuries, this quantity might be in particular priceless to scholars and students of feminist background and philosophy and the early glossy era.

Aside from the editors, the individuals are Kathleen A. Ahearn, Jacqueline huge, Karen Detlefsen, Susan Paterson Glover, Marcy P. Lascano, Elisabeth Hedrick Moser, Christine Mason Sutherland, and Nancy Tuana.

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