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Maternal ethics and other slave moralities

by Cynthia Willett

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist ethics,
  • Feminist theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-211) and index.

    StatementCynthia Willett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1395 .W55 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL798882M
    ISBN 100415912091, 0415912105
    LC Control Number95035111

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    Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities Cynthia Willett's book is a must read for anyone and everyone committed to putting the humanity back into human living and restoring the planet." — G.A. Bradshaw, author of Elephants on the Edge: What Animals Teach Us About Humanity.   In her first monograph, Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities (), Willett frames her project in reference to Audre Lorde’s claim (in Lorde’s essay “Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power”) that European American culture has perpetuated an understanding of power that parses the erotic from the spiritual and political and as a.

    Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities (Routledge, ) proposes an ethics of eros as an alternative to classical virtue ethics and modern moral theories. The old theories emphasize the power of logos over desire. Maternal Ethics examines recent challenges to traditional philosophical psychologies. D esire at the earliest stages of human life is active, centered, and pro-social.   She is the author of Maternal Ethics and Other Slave Moralities (Routledge, ), The Soul of Justice: Social Bonds and Racial Hubris (Cornell, ), Irony in the Age of Empire: Comic Perspectives on Democracy and Freedom (Indiana, ), and Interspecies Ethics (Columbia, ) and the editor of Theorizing Multiculturalism (Blackwell, )/5(3).


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