Incorporating Feminist Standpoint Theory

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  • Kristoffer Ahlström
As has been noted by Alvin Goldman, there are some very interesting similarities between his Veritistic Social Epistemology (VSE) and Sandra Harding’s Feminist Standpoint Theory (FST). In the present paper, it is argued that these similarities are so significant as to motivate an incorporation of FST into VSE, considering that (i) a substantial common ground can be found; (ii) the claims that go beyond this common ground are logically compatible; and (iii) the generality of VSE not only does justice to the inclusive ambition of FST, but even solves a well-discussed problem for the latter
Original languageEnglish
JournalSats: Nordic Journal of Philosophy
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)79-92
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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