Reflections on Gender and Science

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Yale University Press, 1995 M01 1 - 193 páginas
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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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Página 158 - O Lady! we receive but what we give And in our life alone does Nature live: Ours is her wedding garment, ours her shroud! And would we aught behold of higher worth, Than that inanimate cold world allowed To the poor loveless ever-anxious crowd, Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud Enveloping the Earth...
Página 35 - The second is of those who labor to extend the power of their country and its dominion among men. This certainly has more dignity, though not less covetousness. But if a man endeavor to establish and extend the power and dominion of the human race itself over the universe...
Página 39 - I am come in very truth leading to you Nature with all her children to bind her to your service and make her your slave.
Página 43 - Magic has power to experience and fathom things which are inaccessible to human reason. For magic is a great secret wisdom, just as reason is a great public folly.
Página 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.
Página 29 - This is the right way of approaching or being initiated into the mysteries of love, to begin with examples of beauty in this world, and using them as steps to ascend continually with that absolute beauty as one's aim...
Página 36 - For you have but to follow and as it were hound nature in her wanderings, and you will be able, when you like, to lead and drive her afterwards to the same place again.
Página 41 - ... a boy has not merely an ambivalent attitude towards his father and an affectionate objectchoice towards his mother, but at the same time he also behaves like a girl and displays an affectionate feminine attitude to his father and a corresponding jealousy and hostility towards his mother.

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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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