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Empowerment and interconnectivity : toward a feminist history of utilitarian philosophy / Catherine Villanueva Gardner.

Author/Creator:
Gardner, Catherine Villanueva.
Publication:
University Park, Pa. : The Pennsylvania State University Press, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
215 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Feminist theory -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Feminist theory -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Utilitarianism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Utilitarianism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878.
Wright, Frances, 1795-1852.
Wheeler, Anna, approximately 1785-1848.
Summary:
"Examines the work of three nineteenth-century utilitarian feminist philosophers: Catharine Beecher, Frances Wright, and Anna Doyle Wheeler. Focuses on methodological questions in order to recover their philosophy and categorize it as feminist"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction : empowerment and interconnectivity
Wheeler and Thompson : the appeal and the problem of empowerment
Catharine Beecher and writing philosophy for women
Frances Wright : interconnectivity and synthesis
Tea and sympathy with John Stuart Mill
Conclusion and next steps.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-207) and index.
ISBN:
9780271058146 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271058145 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
807767828