Download e-book for iPad: Biology and Feminism: A Philosophical Introduction by Lynn Hankinson Nelson

By Lynn Hankinson Nelson

ISBN-10: 1107090180

ISBN-13: 9781107090187

ISBN-10: 1107462037

ISBN-13: 9781107462038

This booklet offers a special creation to the research of relationships among gender and biology, a middle a part of the feminist technology study culture which emerged approximately part a century in the past. Lynn Hankinson Nelson provides an available and balanced dialogue of study questions, history assumptions, tools, and hypotheses approximately biology and gender with which feminist scientists and technological know-how students severely and constructively have interaction. Writing from the viewpoint of latest philosophy of technological know-how, she examines the proof for and moral implications of organic hypotheses approximately gender, and discusses correct philosophical concerns together with understandings of clinical objectivity, the character of clinical reasoning, and relationships among organic study and the clinical and social contexts within which it's pursued. transparent and entire, this quantity addresses the engagements of feminist scientists and technology students with quite a number disciplines, together with developmental and evolutionary biology, medication, neurobiology, and primatology.

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