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Moral Understandings: Alternative “Epistemology” for a Feminist Ethics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 March 2020

Abstract

Work on representing women's voices in ethics has produced a vision of moral understanding profoundly subversive of the traditional philosophical conception of moral knowledge. 1 explicate this alternative moral “epistemology,” identify how it challenges the prevailing view, and indicate some of its resources for a liberatory feminist critique of philosophical ethics.

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Research Article
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Copyright © 1989 by Hypatia, Inc.

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