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By Ritch Calvin

This ebook argues that feminist technology fiction stocks a similar issues as feminist epistemology—challenges to the intercourse of the knower, the valuation of the summary over the concrete, the dismissal of the actual, the point of interest on rationality and cause, the devaluation of embodied wisdom, and the containment of (some) our bodies. Ritch Calvin argues that feminist technological know-how fiction asks questions of epistemology simply because these questions are crucial to creating claims of subjectivity and identification. Calvin unearths how girls, who've traditionally been marginal to the deliberations of philosophy and technology, have made major contributions to the reconsideration and reformulation of the epistemological types of the realm and the members in it.

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