Women, Humanity and Nature

Citation:

Plumwood, Val. 1988. “Women, Humanity and Nature.” Radical Philosophy 48: 16–24.

Author: Val Plumwood

Annotation:

Summary:
“There is now a growing awareness that the Western philosophical tradition which has identified, on the one hand, maleness with the sphere of rationality, and on the other hand, femaleness with the sphere of nature, has provided one of the main intellectual bases for the domination of women in Western culture” (Plumwood 1988, 16).

Topics: Gender, Femininity/ies, Masculinity/ies, Gendered Power Relations

Year: 1988

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