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    Appeals to some thesis of underdetermination, to the idea that scientific theories and hypotheses are not entailed by the evidence that supports them, are common in feminist philosophy of science. These appeals seek to understand and explain how androcentrism and other problematic approaches to gender have found their way into good science, as well as the reverse – how feminist approaches to gender and science that are also value-laden, can contribute to good science. Focusing on W.V. Quine’s po…Read more
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    Feminist Interpretations of W. V. Quine (edited book)
    with Jack Nelson
    Pennsylvania State University Press. 2003.
    As one of the preeminent philosophers of the twentieth century, W. V. Quine made groundbreaking contributions to the philosophy of science, mathematical logic, and the philosophy of language. This collection of essays examines Quine's views, particularly his holism and naturalism, for their value to feminist theorizing today. Some contributors to this volume see Quine as severely challenging basic tenets of the logico-empiricist tradition in the philosophy of science—the analytic/synthetic disti…Read more
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    Representing Reason: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic (edited book)
    with Val Plumwood, Carroll Guen Hart, Dorothea Olkowski, Marie-Genevieve Iselin, Jack Nelson, Andrea Nye, and Pam Oliver
    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2002.
    Philosophy's traditional "man of reason"—independent, neutral, unemotional—is an illusion. That's because the "man of reason" ignores one very important thing—the woman. Representing Reason: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic collects new and old essays that shed light on the underexplored intersection of logic and feminism
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    Feminist Philosophy of Science1
    In Peter Machamer Michael Silberstein (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Science, Blackwell. pp. 312. 2002.