Comment on Hekman's "Truth and Method: Feminist Standpoint Theory Revisited": Truth or Justice?

  title={Comment on Hekman's "Truth and Method: Feminist Standpoint Theory Revisited": Truth or Justice?},
  author={Nancy C. M. Hartsock},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={367 - 374}
  • N. Hartsock
  • Published 1 January 1997
  • Philosophy
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
gS U SAN H E K MAN'S ARTICLE (in this issue) begins with a good summary of the current situation of feminist standpoint theories. She makes several important points that are often unrecognized in discussions of standpoint theories. First, she notes that standpoint theories come in a variety of forms. Second, she argues that these theories must be understood as a counterhegemonic discourse, that is, as centrally concerned with politics. And third, she reminds us that at least my version of… 

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