Corpus ID: 141122695

What good are our intuitions? Philosophical analysis and social kinds

@inproceedings{Haslanger2006WhatGA,
  title={What good are our intuitions? Philosophical analysis and social kinds},
  author={S. Haslanger},
  year={2006}
}
1 Across the humanities and social sciences it has become commonplace for scholars to argue that categories once assumed to be " natural " are in fact " social " or, in the familiar lingo, " socially constructed ". Two common examples of such categories are race and gender, but there many others. One interpretation of this claim is that although it is typically thought that what unifies the instances of such categories is some set of natural or physical properties, instead their unity rests on… Expand
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