By Alison Bailey, Chris Cuomo
The main entire anthology of feminist philosophy to be had, this primary version reader brings jointly over fifty five of the main influential and time-tested works to were released within the box of feminist philosophy. that includes views from around the philosophical spectrum, and from an array of other cultural vantage issues, it monitors the outstanding diversity, range, and intensity of feminist writing on primary concerns, from the early moment wave to the current.
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The main finished anthology of feminist philosophy on hand, this primary variation reader brings jointly over fifty five of the main influential and time-tested works to were released within the box of feminist philosophy. that includes views from around the philosophical spectrum, and from an array of other cultural vantage issues, it screens the terrific diversity, range, and intensity of feminist writing on basic concerns, from the early moment wave to the current.
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While the idea of the importance of kinship enjoys the status of a first principle in anthropology, the internal workings of kinship systems have long been a focus for intense controversy. Kinship systems vary wildly from one culture to the next. They contain all sorts of bewildering rules which govern whom one may or may not marry. Their internal complexity is dazzling. Kinship systems have for decades provoked the anthropological imagination into trying to explain incest taboos, cross-cousin marriage, terms of descent, relationships of avoidance or forced intimacy, clans and sections, taboos on names— the diverse array of items found in descriptions of actual kinship systems.
In contrast, the Lacanian theory of the castration complex leaves behind all reference to anatomical reality: The theory of the castration complex amounts to having the male organ play a dominant role—this time as a symbol—to the extent that its absence or presence transforms an anatomical difference into a major classification of humans, and to the extent 10 I have taken my position on Freud somewhere between the French structuralist interpretations and American biologistic ones, because I think that Freud’s wording is similarly somewhere in the middle.
This fit between Lévi-Strauss and Freud is by implication an argument that our sex/gender system is still organized by the principles outlined by Lévi-Strauss, despite the entirely nonmodern character of his data base. The more recent data on which Freud bases his theories testifies to the endurance of these sexual structures. indd 33 33 by reorganizing the domain of sex and gender in such a way that each individual’s Oedipal experience would be less destructive. The dimensions of such a task are difficult to imagine, but at least certain conditions would have to be met.
The Feminist Philosophy Reader by Alison Bailey, Chris Cuomo