Summary: This unique anthology enables readers to place the historical development of Western ethics into both feminist and multicultural contexts. Confucius, Jorge Valadez, Ward Churchill, Moshoeshoe II, and Eagle Man present multicultural perspectives to the works of Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, Sartre, Rawls, MacIntyre, Korsgaard, and others. Noted feminists Christine de Pizan, Simone de Beauvoir, Carol Gilligan, Annette Baier, Susan Okin, and Rosemarie Radford
Summary: This unique anthology enables readers to place the historical development of Western ethics into both feminist and multicultural contexts. Confucius, Jorge Valadez, Ward Churchill, Moshoeshoe II, and Eagle Man present multicultural perspectives to the works of Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, Sartre, Rawls, MacIntyre, Korsgaard, and others. Noted feminists Christine de Pizan, Simone de Beauvoir, Carol Gilligan, Annette Baier, Susan Okin, and Rosemarie Radford Ruether also offer alternative views. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Oxford University Press Published: 12/16/1999 International: No
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Sterba, James P. : University of Notre Dame
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Preface General Introduction
1. Plato, The Republic 2. Julia Annas, Plato's Republic and Feminism 3. Confucius, The Analects
II. ARISTOTLE AND MUSONIUS RUFUS
4. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 5. Aristotle, Politics 6. Musonius Rufus, Discourses 7. Eve Browning Cole, Women, Slaves, and Love of Toil in Aristotle's Moral Philosophy 8. Chuang Tzu, The Book of Chuang Tzu
9. Augustine, The City of God 10. Augustine, Confessions 11. Rosemary Radford Ruether, Misogynism and Virginal Feminism in the Fathers of the Church 12. Jorge Valadez, Pre-Columbian Philosophical Perspectives
IV. AQUINAS AND CHRISTINE DE PIZAN
13. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Contra Gentiles 14. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica 15. Christine de Pizan, The Book of the City of Ladies 16. Eleanor McLaughlin, Equality of Souls, Inequality of Sexes: Women in Medieval Theology 17. Maimonides, Guide for the Perplexed
18. David Hume, Treatise of Human Nature 19. Annette C. Baier, Hume, the Women's Moral Theorist? 20. Ewe Proverbs
21. Immanuel Kant, Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals 22. Immanuel Kant, On the Sublime and the Beautiful 23. Rae Langton, Maria von Herbert's Challenge to Kant 24. The Bhagavad Gita
VII. MILL AND HARRIET TAYLOR
25. John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism 26. John Stuart Mill, The Subjection of Women 27. Harriet Taylor, The Enfranchisement of Women 28. Maria H. Morales, Utility and Perfect Equality 29. Mo Tzu, Universal Love
30. Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil 31. Kathryn Pyne Addelson, Nietzsche and Moral Change 32. Mervyn Sprung, Nietzsche's Trans-European Eye
IX. SARTRE AND DE BEAUVOIR
33. Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism Is a Humanism 34. Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex 35. Elizabeth V. Spelman, Simone de Beauvoir and Women: Just Who Does She Think "We" Is? 36. Eagle Man, We Are all Related
X. RAWLS AND HARE
37. John Rawls, A Theory of Justice 38. R.M. Hare, The Structure of Ethics and Morals 39. Lynne S. Arnault, The Radical Future of Hare's Moral Theory 40. Ward Churchill, Perversions of Justice: A Native-American Examination of the Doctrine of U.S. Rights to Occupancy in North America
XI. MACINTYRE AND NUSSBAUM
41. Alasdair MacIntyre, The Nature of Virtues 42. Martha Nussbaum, Non-Relative Virtues: An Aristotelian Approach 43. Susan Okin, Whose Traditions? 44. Xiaorong Li, Gender Inequality in China and Cultural Relativism
XII. GEWIRTH AND KORSGAARD
45. Alan Gewirth, The Justificatory Argument for Human Rights 46. Christine Korsgaard, The Sources of Normativity 47. James P. Sterba, The Justification of Morality and the Behavior of Women 48. Moshoeshoe II, Harmony with Nature and Indigenous African Culture
XIII. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND CAROL GILLIGAN
49. Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham City Jail 50. Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream 51. Carol Gilligan, Moral Orientation and Moral Development
Concluding Feminist and Multicultural Postcript Each section opens with an Introduction and concludes with Recommended Readings
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