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No Higher Court

Contemporary Feminism and the Right to Abortion

This book traces the roots of the contemporary abortion debate in the tradition of existential philosophy of the Sartrian type by investigating the work of four feminist writers on abortion—each with a specific focus: Simone de Beauvoir, Mary Daly, Carol Gilligan, and Beverly Wildung Harrison.  No Higher Court attempts to envisage a pro-life feminism that is able to provide a "new world for women without abortion as its linchpin and bedrock."

250 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1995

Philosophy: Ethics


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
 
Permissions
 
Preface
 
Introduction:  "A Fight Against the Work of God"
Chapter One: Simon De Beauvoir, 1908-1986
The Epistemology of Abortion
Chapter Two: Mary Daly, 1928-
The Metaphysics of Abortion
Chapter Three: Carol Gilligan, 1936-
The Pyschology of Abortion
Chapter Four: Beverly Wildung Harrison, 1932-
The Theology of Abortion
Chapter Five: Pro-Choice Femenism
Chapter Six: Pro-Life Feminism
 
Bibliography
Index

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