By Evelyn Fox Keller
Why are objectivity and cause characterised as male and subjectively and feeling as woman? How does this characterization have an effect on the ambitions and techniques of clinical enquiry? This groundbreaking paintings explores the probabilities of a gender-free technological know-how and the stipulations which may make one of these chance a fact. "Keller's ebook opens up an entire new variety of principles for someone who cares to contemplate the background of technological know-how, that's, the background of the trendy international. . . allow us to be comfortable to be in occasions while one of these glowing, cutting edge. . . ebook could be produced, a publication to begin we all considering in new directions."-Ian Hacking, New Republic "A exceptional and delicate project that does credits not just to feminist scholarship yet, in spite of everything, to technology as well."-Barbara Ehrenreich, mom Jones "This ebook represents the expression of a selected feminist point of view made the entire extra compelling by means of Keller's obtrusive dedication to and knowing of technological know-how. As a full of life and significant contribution to the scholarship of technology, it is going to absolutely stimulate argument and controversy."-Helen Longino, Texas Humanist "Provocative arguments, offered with authority."-Kirkus studies "Consistently considerate, provocative, and interconnected. . . A well-made e-book that would be invaluable in upper-level undergraduate and graduate women's experiences, philosophy, and heritage of science."-E.C. Patterson, selection "Written with grace and readability, [this ebook] will stand as an incredible contribution to feminist conception, to the sociology of information and to the continued critique of the tested clinical method."-Lillian B. Rubin "A strong book."-Jessie Bernard
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Reflections on Gender and Science (1oth Anniversary Edition) by Evelyn Fox Keller