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  • Fourth Conference, Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies, Pennsylvania State University, May 10-12


  • Feminist Epistemology and Philosophical Traditions, Society for Women in Philosophy, Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University, November 18-19


  • Gendered Ways of Knowing?  Gender, Natural Sciences and Humanities, Interdisciplinary Congress, Trento, Italy, December 1–4




  • Knowledge that Matters, Second FEMMSS conference, Department of Women and Gender Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, February 8-10

















  • Anthologies:

    • Alcoff, Linda, and Elizabeth Potter, eds.  Feminist Epistemologies.  London: Routledge, 1993.

    • Belenky, Mary, Blythe Clinchy, Nancy Goldberger, and Jill Tarule, eds.  Women's Ways of Knowing: the Development of Self, Voice, and Mind.  New York: Basic, 1986.
    • Caine, Barbara, Grosz, E, A., and de Levervanche, Marie.  Crossing Boundaries: Feminisms and the Critique of Knowledge.  London: Allen and Unwin, 1988.

    • Creager, Angela, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and Londa Schiebinger, eds.  Feminism in Twentieth Century Science, Technology,

    • Garry, Ann, and Marilyn Pearsall, eds.  Women, Knowledge, and Reality: Explorations in Feminist Philosophy.  Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1989.  2nd Ed. London: Routledge, 1996.

    • Gergen, Mary, ed.  Feminist Thought and the Structure of Knowledge.  New York: New York UP, 1988.

    • Goldberger, Nancy, Jill Tarule, Blythe Clinchy and Mary Belenky, eds.  Knowledge, Difference, and Power: Essays Inspired by "Women’s Ways of Knowing"New York: Basic Books, 1996.
    • Gunew, Sneja, ed. Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct.  London: Routledge, 1990.

    • Harding, Sandra, ed.  The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader: Intellectual and Political Controversies.  London: Routledge, 2003.

    • Harding, Sandra, and Merrill Hintikka, eds.  Discovering Reality: Feminist Perspectives on Epistemology, Metaphysics, Methodology and Philosophy of Science. Dodrecht: Reidel, 1983.  2nd Ed. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, 2003.

    • Hartman, Joan E., and Ellen Messer-Davidow, eds.  (En)Gendering Knowledge.  Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 1991.

    • Harvey, Elizabeth D., and Kathleen Okruhlik, eds.  Women and Reason.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan P, 1992.

    • Haslanger, Sally, ed.  "Feminist Perspectives on Language, Knowledge, and Reality."  Special Issue.  Philosophical Topics 23.2 (1995).

    • Hesse-Biber, S., C. Gilmartin, R. Lydenberg, eds.  Feminist Approaches to Theory and Methodology.  Oxford: OUP, 1999.

    • Jaggar, Alison, and Susan Bordo, eds.  Gender / Body / Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing.  New Jersey: Rutgers UP, 1989.

    • Kenney, Sally J., and Helen Kinsella, eds.  Politics and Feminist Standpoint Theories.  London: Hayworth, 1997.

    • Lennon, Kathleen, and Margaret Whitford, eds.  Knowing the Difference: Feminist Perspectives in Epistemology.  London: Routledge, 1994.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Alcoff, Linda.  Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996.

    • Anderson, Elizabeth.  “Feminist Epistemology: an Interpretation and a Defense.” Hypatia 10.3 (1995): 50-84.
    • Anderson, Elizabeth.  “Knowledge, Human Interests, and Objectivity in Feminist Epistemology.”  Philosophical Topics 23.2 (1995): 27-58.
    • Anderson, Elizabeth.  “Should Feminists Reject Rational Choice Theory?”  A Mind of One's Own.  Ed. L. M. Antony and C. E. Witt.  Boulder: Westview, 1993.  369-397.
    • Antony, Louise M.  “Comment on Naomi Scheman.”  Metaphilosophy 26.3 (1995): 191-198.
    • Antony, Louise M.  “Sister, Please, I'd Rather Do It Myself: a Defense of Individualism in Feminist Epistemology”, Philosophical Topics 23.2 (1995): 59-94.
    • Antony, Louise M.   “Quine as Feminist: the Radical Import of Naturalized Epistemology.”  A Mind of One's Own.  Ed. L. M. Antony and C. E. Witt.  Boulder: Westview, 1993.  110-153.
    • Bar On, Bat-Ami.  "Marginality and Epistemic Privilege."  Feminist Epistemologies.  Ed. Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter.  London: Routledge, 1993.  83-100.

    • Sandra Morgen.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2001.  195-217.
    • Campbell, Richmond.  Illusions of Paradox: a Feminist Epistemology Naturalized.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.
    • Clough, Sharyn.  Beyond Epistemology: a Pragmatist Approach to Feminist Science Studies.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003.
    • Duran, Jane.  Worlds of Knowing: Global Feminist Epistemologies.  London: Routledge, 2001.
    • Duran, Jane.  “The Possibility of a Feminist Epistemology.”  Philosophy and Social Criticism 21.4 (1995): 127-40.

    • Duran, Jane.  Knowledge in Context: Naturalized Epistemology and Sociolinguistics.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1994.
    • Duran, Jane.  Towards a Feminist Epistemology.  Lansing, MI: Rowman and Littlefield, 1991.

    • Gunew, Sneja.  "Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct."  Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct.  London: Routledge, 1990.  13-35.

    • Grosz, Elizabeth.  "Bodies and Knowledges: Feminism and the Crisis of Reason."  Feminist Epistemologies.  Ed. Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter.  London: Routledge, 1993.  187-216.

    • Grosz, Elizabeth.  "Contemporary Theories of Power and Subjectivity."  Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct.  Ed. Sneja Gunew.  London: Routledge, 1990.  59-128.
    • Hartsock, Nancy.  "The Feminist Standpoint: Developing the Ground for a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism."  Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues.  Ed. Sandra Harding.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987.  157-180.

    • Hawkesworth, Mary.  "Knowers, Knowing, Known: Feminist Theory and Claims of Truth."  Signs 14.3 (1989): .  Rpt. in  Feminist Theory in Practice and Process.  Ed. Micheline R. Malson, Jean F. O'Barr, Sarah Westphal-Wihl, and Mary Wyer.  Chicago: U of Chicago P. 1986.  327-51.

    • Hekman, Susan.  The Material of Knowledge: Feminist Disclosures.  Chesham: Combined Academic, 2010.

    • Hekman, Susan.  Gender and Knowledge: Elements of a Postmodern Feminism.  Boston: Northeastern UP, 1990.

    • Jaggar, Alison.  "Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology."  Inquiry 32 (1989): 151-176.

    • Moi, Toril.  "Patriarchal Thought and the Drive for Knowledge."  Between Feminism and Psychoanalysis.  Ed. Teresa Brennan.  London: Routledge, 1989.  189-205.

    • Linker, Maureen.  “A Case for a Responsibly Rationalized Feminist Epistemology.”  Feminist Interpretations of W. V. Quine.  Ed. L. H. Nelson and J. Nelson.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2003.
    • Lloyd, Elisabeth.  “Feminism as Method: What Scientists Get That Philosophers Don't.”  Philosophical Topics 23.2 (1995): 189-220.
    • Lloyd, Elisabeth.   “Objectivity and the Double Standard for Feminist Epistemologies.”  Synthese 104 (1995): 351-381.
    • Narayan, Uma.  “The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Non-Western Feminist.”  Gender/Body/Knowledge.  Ed. Susan Bordo and Allison Jaggar.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1989.  256-69.
    • Nelson, Lynn Hankinson.  Who Knows: From Quine to a Feminist Empiricism.  Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1990.
    • Nelson, Lynn Hankinson.  “Who Knows?  What Can They Know?  And When?”  Women, Knowledge and Reality.  Ed. A. Garry and M. Pearsall.  London: Routledge, 1996.  286-297.
    • Nelson, Lynn Hankinson.  "Epistemological Communities."  Feminist Epistemologies.  Ed. Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter.  London: Routledge, 1993.  121-159. 

    • Nelson, Lynn Hankinson.  Who Knows: from Quine to a Feminist Empiricism.  Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1990.

    • Potter, Elizabeth.  “Gender and Epistemic Negotiation.”  Feminist Epistemologies.  Ed. Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter.  London: Routledge, 1993. 
    • Scheman, Naomi.  “Epistemology Resuscitated: Objectivity as Trustworthiness.”  Engendering Rationalities.  Ed. N. Tuana and S. Morgen.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2001.  23-52.
    • Scheman, Naomi.  “Feminist Epistemology.”  Metaphilosophy 26.3 (1995): 177-190.
    • Scheman, Naomi.  Engenderings: Constructions of Knowledge, Authority, and Privilege.  London: Routledge, 1993. 
    • Scheman, Naomi.  "Though this be Method, Yet there be Madness in it: Paranoia and Liberal Epistemology."  A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity.  Boulder: Westview, 1993.  Rpt. in Feminist Social Thought: a Reader.  Ed. Diana Meyers.  London: Routledge, 1997.  341-367.

    • Schott, Robin.  Eros and Cognition.  Boston: , 1988.
    • Shotwell, Alexis.  Knowing Otherwise: Race, Gender, and Implicit Understanding. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2011.
      Smith, Dorothy E.  The Conceptual Practices of Power: a Feminist Sociology of Knowledge.  Boston: Northeastern UP, 1990.
    • Smith, Dorothy E.  Texts, Facts and Femininity: Exploring the Relations of Ruling.  London: Routledge, 1990.




  • Anthologies:

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Fricker, Miranda.  "Feminism in Epistemology: Pluralism without Postmodernism."  Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy.  Ed. Miranda Fricker and Jennifer Hornsby.  Cambridge: CUP, 2000.  146-165.

    • Langton, Rae.  “Feminism in Epistemology: Exclusion and Objectification.”  Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy.  Ed. M. Fricker and J. Hornsby.  Cambridge: CUP, 2000.  127-145.
    • McCarthy, E. Doyle.  "Engendered Knowledge: Feminism and Science."  Knowledge as Culture: the New Sociology of Knowledge.  London: Routledge, 1996.  85-105.
    • Tanesini, Alessandra.  An Introduction to Feminist Epistemologies.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1999.

    • Wylie, Alison.  "Why Standpoint Matters."  Science and Other Cultures: Issues in Science and Technology.  Ed. Harding and Robert Figueroa.  London: Routledge, 2003.  26-48.




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