Reflections on Gender and Science

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1995 - 193 pages
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Contents

Introduction
3
Love and Sex in Platos Epistemology
21
The Arts of Mastery and Obedience
33
Spirit and Reason at the Birth of Modern Science
43
Gender and Science
75
Objects as Subjects
95
Love Power and Knowledge
115
THEORY PRACTICE AND IDEOLOGY IN
127
Cognitive Repression in Contemporary Physics
139
The Force of the Pacemaker Concept in Theories
150
A World of Difference
158
Epilogue
177
Name Index
191
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Page 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.

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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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