Feminist Epistemology: Implications for Philosophy of Science

  title={Feminist Epistemology: Implications for Philosophy of Science},
  author={Cassandra L. Pinnick},
  journal={Philosophy of Science},
  pages={646 - 657}
This article examines the best contemporary arguments for a feminist epistemology of scientific knowledge as found in recent works by S. Harding. I argue that no feminist epistemology of science is worthy of the name, because such an epistemology fails to escape well-known vicissitudes of epistemic relativism. But feminist epistemology merits attention from philosophers of science because it is part of a larger relativist turn in the social sciences and humanities that now aims to extend its… 
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