Reflections on Gender and Science

Yale University Press, 01.01.1995 - 193 Seiten

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Love and Sex in Platos Epistemology
The Arts of Mastery and Obedience
Spirit and Reason at the Birth of Modern Science
Gender and Science
Objects as Subjects
Love Power and Knowledge
Name Index

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Seite 158 - O Lady! we receive but what we give And in our life alone does Nature live: Ours is her wedding garment, ours her shroud! And would we aught behold of higher worth, Than that inanimate cold world allowed To the poor loveless ever-anxious crowd, Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud Enveloping the Earth...
Seite 35 - The second is of those who labor to extend the power of their country and its dominion among men. This certainly has more dignity, though not less covetousness. But if a man endeavor to establish and extend the power and dominion of the human race itself over the universe...
Seite 39 - I am come in very truth leading to you Nature with all her children to bind her to your service and make her your slave.
Seite 43 - Magic has power to experience and fathom things which are inaccessible to human reason. For magic is a great secret wisdom, just as reason is a great public folly.
Seite 3 - Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with absolute truth.
Seite 29 - This is the right way of approaching or being initiated into the mysteries of love, to begin with examples of beauty in this world, and using them as steps to ascend continually with that absolute beauty as one's aim...
Seite 117 - ... is the effort to exclude the intrusive self. Realism, on the contrary, consists in ignoring the existence of self and thence regarding one's own perspective as immediately objective and absolute.
Seite 36 - For you have but to follow and as it were hound nature in her wanderings, and you will be able, when you like, to lead and drive her afterwards to the same place again.
Seite 41 - ... a boy has not merely an ambivalent attitude towards his father and an affectionate objectchoice towards his mother, but at the same time he also behaves like a girl and displays an affectionate feminine attitude to his father and a corresponding jealousy and hostility towards his mother.

Autoren-Profil (1995)

Evelyn Fox Keller, professor of mathematics and humanities at Northeastern University, is the author of Feeling for the Organism, a widely acclaimed biography of Nobel Prizewinner Barbara McClintock.

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