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Feminist Critics Masculine Feminine Reason (rationality Emotional Strong Weak Authoritative Nurturing Spirit Earth/body (less sin) Sin Assertive Wishy-washy/indecisive/cautious Independent Dependent Stubborn Compromising Ambitious Complacency Feminist critics say that society favors the masculine qualities listed on the chart Many of the qualities on the Feminine side are good and moral but have been downplayed in society This morality represented by the Feminine side needs to be examined Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice (1982) The gender neutrality of science? Freud’s view of women (on morality) Freud concluded that women show less sense of justice Relationships and individuation
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Masculinity is defined through separation and individuation Thus males tend to have difficulty with relationships whereas females tend to have difficulty with individuation. The “paradox” with “feminine” values
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course PHL 347 taught by Professor Kelley during the Spring '10 term at Bradley.

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