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By Jennifer McWeeny,Ashby Butnor

In this number of unique essays, overseas students placed Asian traditions, similar to Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism, into dialog with a number of modern feminist philosophies, founding a brand new mode of inquiry that attends to assorted voices and the complicated international relationships that outline our global. those cross-cultural meditations specialize in the liberation of people from agony, oppression, phantasm, damaging conventions and needs, and different impediments to complete personhood by way of deploying a strategy that traverses a number of philosophical kinds, old texts, and frames of reference. Hailing from the self-discipline of philosophy as well as Asian, gender, and spiritual reviews, the members provide a clean tackle the vintage matters of loose will, cognizance, wisdom, objectivity, sexual distinction, embodiment, selfhood, the nation, morality, and hermeneutics. one of many first anthologies to include the perform of feminist comparative philosophy, this assortment creatively and successfully engages with international, cultural, and gender adjustments in the nation-states of scholarly inquiry and conception construction.

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