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2009 | 45 | 4 | 809-834
Article title

Genderovanost filozofického kánonu a textové „strategie“ marginalizace filozofek

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Title variants
EN
THE GENDEREDNESS OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL CANON AND THE TEXTUAL 'STRATEGIES' OF MARGINALISATION OF WOMEN PHILOSOPHERS
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
This article examines the issue of the genderedness of the philosophical canon. In the theoretical part of the article the authoress gives evidence of the constructed nature of the philosophical canon, which in the Euro-American space is clearly androcentric. She summarises criticism to date of the philosophical canon by feminist historians of philosophy and describes the results of their research, which is directed at several areas: uncovering forgotten women philosophers of the past; analysing philosophers' views on gender; identifying the genderedness of basic philosophical categories; criticising the dualism that characterises modern philosophical discourse; and finally, making various reinterpretations of the concepts of past philosophers. Each of these approaches has particular potential and limitations, which the authoress seeks to identify. In the second part of the article the authoress presents the results of her analysis of philosophy textbooks and books on the history of philosophy published in the Czech Republic after 1990. She conducted her analysis by comparing information on women philosophers contained in the texts of the selected books with the information available in other literature (mainly English). She also employed the typological method, and she identified five 'strategies' of marginalisation of women philosophers, whereby textbooks used at Czech universities contribute to maintaining the existing philosophical canon.
Year
Volume
45
Issue
4
Pages
809-834
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Zdenka Kalnicka, Filozoficka fakulta Ostravske univerzity, Ostrava, Czech Republic; http://dlib.lib.cas.cz/4744/
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Publication order reference
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CEJSH db identifier
09CZAAAA07057
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.c43e69d1-3622-3f1c-a262-4758e1653a77
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