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Jason Stanley is an American philosopher who is the Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. He is best known for his contributions to philosophy of language and epistemology, which often draw upon and influence other fields, including linguistics and cognitive science.
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Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment
Serene J. Khader - Sep 07, 2011
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Women and other oppressed and deprived people sometimes collude with the forces that perpetuate injustice against them. Women's acceptance of their lesser claim on household resources like food, their positive attitudes toward clitoridectemy and infibulations, their acquiescence to violence at the hands of their husbands, and their sometimes fatali...
Jason Stanley
Dec 20, 2018
I'm a huge fan of Serene Khader, whose book Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment I recommend to everyone I can. Very much looking forward to Khader's newest work.     source
Paper Minds
Literature and the Ecology of Consciousness
Jonathan Kramnick - Sep 07, 2018
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How do poems and novels create a sense of mind? What does literary criticism say in conversation with other disciplines that addresses problems of consciousness? In Paper Minds, Jonathan Kramnick takes up these vital questions, exploring the relations between mind and environment, the literary forms that uncover such associations, and the various f...
Jason Stanley
Dec 12, 2018
"If I had to pick one recent book to recommend to someone curious about what good work in literary studies looks like, I would pick this." - Michael Clune reviews Jonathan Kramnick's *Paper Minds*     source