Philosophy Professor Edits Book on Feminist Metaphysics
By Jody Record, Campus Journal Editor
April 27, 2011
Charlotte Witt, professor of philosophy, has edited the book “Feminist Metaphysics: Explorations in the Ontology of Sex, Gender and the Self” (Feminist Philosophy Collection), a collection of original essays by outstanding feminist theorists including Sally Haslanger, Marilyn Frye and Linda Alcoff.
“Feminist Metaphysics” is the first collection of articles addressing metaphysical issues from a feminist perspective. The essays cover central feminist topics including: the ontology of sex and gender, persons, identity and subjectivity, and the relations among experience, ideology and reality.