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Feminism and Peace: Seeing Connections

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 March 2020

Abstract

In this essay we make visible the contribution of women even and especially when women cannot be added to mainstream, non-feminist accounts of peace. We argue that if feminism is taken seriously, then most philosophical discussions of peace must be updated, expanded and reconceived in ways which centralize feminist insights into the interrelationships among women, nature, peace, and war. We do so by discussing six ways that feminist scholarship informs mainstream philosophical discussions of peace.

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Copyright © 1994 by Hypatia, Inc.

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