Lifting the Veil: The Feminine Face of Science

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Shambhala Publications, Incorporated, Dec 1, 1993 - 329 pages
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The Feminine Principle, with all its unique qualities and ways of seeing, is emerging in science today to restore the lost soul to disciplines once limited by principles of logic, analysis, and reductionism. Linda Shepherd draws on the experiences of contemporary scientists to show how the unveiling of the feminine is enlivening modern sceince, infusing it with a new spirit of cooperation and compassion, and changing long-held ideas about progress and about what makes "good science." Book jacket.

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Shepherd became a biochemist in the 70's, married a fellow graduate student she'd known since high school, pursued a career in biotechnology, and eventually divorced. Some seven years ago, she began a ... Read full review

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Lifting the Veil quietly chastises science and scientists for relying too heavily on objectivity, logic, and competition, all typically associated with a masculine philosophy of science ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Shepherd received her PhD in biochemistry from Pennsylvania State University. She has been a student of Jungian psychology for more than 15 years.

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