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Feminist Social Epistemology

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[Revised entry by Heidi Grasswick on July 24, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Many of the significant contributors to the fast-developing field of social epistemology have been feminist epistemologists, theorists who investigate the role of gender in knowledge production. Motivated by the political project of eliminating the oppression of women, feminist epistemologists are interested in how the norms and practices of knowledge production affect the lives of women and are implicated in systems of oppression. Feminist epistemologists seek to understand not...

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