The Less Noble Sex: Scientific, Religious, and Philosophical Conceptions of Woman's Nature

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Indiana University Press, 1993 - Počet stran: 224
This book looks at five major beliefs about woman's nature generally accepted by Western philosophers, theologians, and scientists from the classical period to the nineteenth century. These are that: woman is less perfect than man, woman possesses inferior rational capacities, woman has a defective moral sense, man is the primary creative force, and that woman is in need of control.

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Tuana, a professor of the history of ideas, discusses classical through late 19th-century ideas of women, showing how scientific views and religious or philosophical views have influenced and ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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Between Man and Animal
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The Weaker Vessel
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The Hysteria of Woman
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