The question of whether there can be a distinctively female ethics is one of the most important and controversial debates in gender studies, philosophy and psychology today. Rethinking Feminist Ethics; Care, Trust and Empathy marks a bold intervention in these debates and bridges the ground between women theorists disenchanted with aspects of traditional ethics and traditional theories that insist upon the need for some ethical principles.

chapter |19 pages


chapter 1|33 pages

An ethic of care

chapter 2|27 pages

An ethic of broad empathy

chapter 3|20 pages

An ethic of trust

chapter 4|50 pages

A dialogical ethic