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Feminist Challenges to Conceptions of God: Exploring Divine Ideals

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This paper presents a feminist intervention into debates concerning the relation between human subjects and a divine ideal. I turn to what Irigarayan feminists challenge as a masculine conception of 'the God's eye view' of reality. This ideal functions not only in philosophy of religion, but in ethics, politics, epistemology and philosophy of science: it is given various names from 'the competent judge' to the 'the ideal observer' (IO) whose view is either from nowhere or everywhere. The ques...

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10.1007/s11406-007-9083-7

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Journal:
Philosophia
Volume:
35
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
361-370
Publication date:
2007-12-01
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EISSN:
1574-9274
ISSN:
0048-3893
Source identifiers:
191552
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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