Biology and Feminism: A Philosophical Introduction by Lynn Hankinson Nelson

By Lynn Hankinson Nelson

This publication offers a distinct creation to the learn of relationships among gender and biology, a middle a part of the feminist technological know-how learn culture which emerged approximately part a century in the past. Lynn Hankinson Nelson offers an available and balanced dialogue of study questions, heritage assumptions, tools, and hypotheses approximately biology and gender with which feminist scientists and technology students severely and constructively interact. Writing from the viewpoint of up to date philosophy of technological know-how, she examines the facts for and moral implications of organic hypotheses approximately gender, and discusses proper philosophical concerns together with understandings of clinical objectivity, the character of clinical reasoning, and relationships among organic study and the medical and social contexts within which it really is pursued. transparent and complete, this quantity addresses the engagements of feminist scientists and technological know-how students with more than a few disciplines, together with developmental and evolutionary biology, drugs, neurobiology, and primatology.

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