Epistemic trouble for engineering ‘woman'

Simion, M. (2018) Epistemic trouble for engineering ‘woman'. Logos and Episteme, 9(1), pp. 91-98.

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Abstract

This paper puts forth a functionalist difficulty for Sally Haslanger's proposal for engineering our concept of 'woman.' It is argued that the project of bringing about better political function fulfillment cannot get off the ground in virtue of epistemic failure.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Simion, Professor Mona
Authors: Simion, M.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Philosophy
Research Group:Cogito
Journal Name:Logos and Episteme
Publisher:Institute for Economic and Social Research of The Romanian Academy
ISSN:2069-0533
ISSN (Online):2069-3052
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 Logos and Episteme
First Published:First published in Logos and Episteme 9(1): 91-98
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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