Download PDF by Penny A. Weiss: Canon Fodder: Historical Women Political Thinkers

By Penny A. Weiss

ISBN-10: 0271035196

ISBN-13: 9780271035192

ISBN-10: 027103520X

ISBN-13: 9780271035208

This ebook is an workout within the restoration of old reminiscence a couple of set of thinkers who've been forgotten or purposely missed and, for that reason, by no means made it into the canon of Western political philosophy. Penny Weiss calls them “canon fodder,” recalling the destiny of squaddies in warfare who're handled through their governments and armed forces leaders as expendable. regardless of a few genuine development at restoration over the last few a long time, and the now-frequent references to a couple woman thinkers like Mary Wollstonecraft, Hannah Arendt, and Simone de Beauvoir, the outside has purely been scratched, and the wealthy assets of women’s writings approximately political principles stay nonetheless mostly untapped. integrated right here, and meant to extra whet the palate, are figures from Sei Shōnagon, Christine de Pizan, and Mary Astell to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anna Julia Cooper, and Emma Goldman.

Restoring girl thinkers to the dialog of political philosophy is the first aim of this e-book. half I deploys a variety of those thinkers to debate the character of political inquiry itself. half II specializes in replacement techniques to and visions of center political rules: equality, energy, revolution, early life, and group. whereas quite often an highbrow act of revival, this ebook additionally impacts useful political existence, simply because “remote and educational as they usually seem, debates approximately what to incorporate within the canon finally contact nearly all people: scholars passed texts from lists of ‘great books’ to steer them . . . and electorate whose governments justify their activities with rules from political texts deemed classic."

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