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Constructing Femininity — the Lilith Case

  title={Constructing Femininity — the Lilith Case},
  author={Kocku von Stuckrad},
The structures of social, religious, and scientific discourse are much more dependent on meaning than on the elaboration and exploration of some objective, transcendent “truths.” This has been convincingly shown in the philosophical discussions of the last five decades. My aim on the following pages is to apply this pragmatic argument to the question of femininity. My analysis will develop in three steps: First, I shall depict the results of pragmatic philosophy’s research into epistemology and… 



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