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Women of the mysterious forest : women, nature and philosophy : an exploration of self and gender in relation to traditional dualisms in western culture

Plumwood, Val

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The thesis aims to develop an account of the ecological self and its relationship to nature which takes account both of a feminist perspective and of the critique advanced by recent environmental philosophy, and to understand the role of gender and gendered nature/culture dualism in the development of a human identity alienated from nature in western culture. I argue that the fact that the dominant human identity has been masculinised has been a major aspect of the problem. A major...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/123810

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