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Fleshy Memory

by / RP 065 (Autumn 1993) / Commentary


Feminism and the Enlightenment

by / RP 063 (Spring 1993) / Article


God Bless You, Mr Rosewater: Feminist Fortunes in the New Latvia

by / RP 063 (Spring 1993) / News


62 Editorial

by / RP 062 (Autumn 1992) / Editorial


Replies to Richard Rorty’s ‘Feminism and Pragmatism’

1. How Did the Dinosaurs Die Out? How Did the Poets Survive? 2. Richard Rorty: Knight Errant
by and / RP 062 (Autumn 1992) / Article

In ‘Feminism and Pragmatism’ (Radical Philosophy 59, pp. 3-14), Richard Rorty offers feminists an arrangement of convenience. In exchange for their support of his philosophical programme, which involves the rejection of a representationalist account of knowledge and an appearance-reality distinction, he will supply them with what he describes as ‘a few pieces of special purpose …


Framing and Freeing

Utopias of the Female Body
by / RP 060 (Spring 1992) / Article


Feminism and Pragmatism

by / RP 059 (Autumn 1991) / Article

When two women ascended to the Supreme Court of Minnesota, Catherine MacKinnon asked: ‘Will they use the tools of law as women, for all women?’ She continued as follows:

I think that the real feminist issue is not whether biological males or biological females hold positions of power, although it is utterly essential that women …


Reason and Emotion

by / RP 057 (Spring 1991) / Article


The Artificial Womb

Patriarchal Bone or Technological Blessing?
by / RP 056 (Autumn 1990) / Article

Every area of technological innovation has an idea that can serve as a kind of ‘Rorschach Test’ for revealing some of our deepest intuitions.l Consider, e.g., the idea of a fully automated factory. This idea can be used to bring out a person’s intuitions as to the progressive potential of cybernetics. Some people will share …


Feminism, Humanism and Postmodernism

by / RP 055 (Summer 1990) / Article


Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

by and / RP 054 (Spring 1990) / Interview


Feminist Epistemology: An Impossible Project?

by / RP 053 (Autumn 1989) / Article

This paper takes up the recent epistemological turn in feminist theory and some of the problems thereby raised. The fundamental aim of feminist theories in general is to analyze (and change) gender relations. It may be argued that the term ‘epistemology’ in feminist discourse should not be defined too narrowly. For the most part it …


Socialism, Feminism and Men

by / RP 053 (Autumn 1989) / Article


Sex/Gender Distinction: A Reply to Plumwood

by and / RP 053 (Autumn 1989) / Extras


Mary Wollstonecraft and the Tensions in Feminist Philosophy

by / RP 052 (Summer 1989) / Article


Nietzsche, Ethics & Sexual Difference

by / RP 052 (Summer 1989) / Article


Do We Need a Sex/Gender Distinction?

by / RP 051 (Spring 1989) / Article


Feminism and Images of Autonomy

by / RP 050 (Autumn 1988) / Article


Hegel as Lord and Master

by / RP 050 (Autumn 1988) / Article


‘Pure Lust’

The Elemental Feminist Philosophy of Mary Daly
by / RP 049 (Summer 1988) / Article