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Abbey, Ruth 1961-

Overview
Works: 16 works in 111 publications in 4 languages and 5,551 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Fiction  Biography  Software  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: HQ1596, 301.412
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Most widely held works by Ruth Abbey
Charles Taylor by Ruth Abbey( Book )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Nietzsche's middle period by Ruth Abbey( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ruth Abbey provides a close study of the seminal writings from Nietzsche's middle period: Human, All Too Human, Daybreak, and The Gay Science. Although these works tend to be neglected in commentaries on the philosopher, Abbey argues that they deserve attention." "A new interpretation of Nietzsche based on some of his most neglected texts, Abbey's study also clarifies a number of issues found in his more familiar works."--Jacket
The return of feminist liberalism by Ruth Abbey( Book )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Ruth Abbey examines the positions of three contemporary feminists - Martha Nussbaum, Susan Moller Okin, and Jean Hampton - who, notwithstanding decades of feminist critique, are unwilling to give up on liberalism. Abbey examines why, and in what ways, each of these theorists believes that liberalism offers the normative and political resources for the improvement of women's lives. Going beyond their shared allegiance to liberalism, Abbey explains and evaluates their theoretical differences, and in so doing, goes to the heart of recent debates in feminist and political theory
Feminist interpretations of John Rawls( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays that explore the philosophy and political theory of John Rawls from a variety of feminist perspectives"--Provided by publisher
Descent and dissent : Nietzsche's reading of two French moralists by Ruth Abbey( )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This dissertation reads Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) as a reader of two French moralists--Francois de la Rocbefoucauld (1613-80) and Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741-94). The works of Nietzsche's middle period are studied--Human, All too Human (1879), and Daybreak (1881) and The Gay Science (1882). The study argues that reading Nietzsche as a descendant of and dissenter from the moralist tradition sheds new light on his thought and brings certain concepts into focus. The key concepts and questions explored are: morality, egoism, vanity and self-love, pity and its cognate emotions, friendship, aristocracy, honour, women, marriage and gender relations. Throughout the dissertation the impact that reading the moralists had on Nietzsche's style is also examined. It is argued that a concern with justice is the 'basso continuo' of the middle period, continuously present and working itself out in the background of these texts. Furthermore, one of the innovative ways Nietzsche expresses this concern is via spatial metaphors." --
A vindication of the rights of woman : an authoritative text, backgrounds, the Wollstonecraft debate, criticism by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792)highlights Wollstonecraft's contributions to modern political philosophy, especially the idea of women's human rights, alongside the cultural and political contexts that inspired her important feminist arguments. It includes an introduction by Eileen Hunt Botting (the editor) and several new scholarly essays on the philosophical, literary, and political legacies of the Rights of Woman by Ruth Abbey, Eileen Hunt Botting, Norma Clarke, Madeline Cronin, and Virginia Sapiro. A biographical directory, two historical timelines, and comprehensive index complement the essays"--
Charles Taylor's political thought by Craig J Calhoun( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zha er si · tai le( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu she ji le cha er siTai le si xiang de zhu duo fang mian,Bao kuo shi yi xue,Ren shi lun,Lun li xue,Zheng zhi zhe xue,Zong jiao si xiang,Li shi zhe xue deng,Shi yi bu quan mian ren shi tai le si xiang de zhong yao lun zhe,Wei wo men cong duo ge jiao du jin ru tai le si xiang shi jie ti gong le zhong yao de zhi yin
Comparativists and cosmopolitans on cross cultural conversations by Ruth Abbey( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Savoir oublier : roman by Ruth Abbey( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Back to the future : marriage as friendship in the thought of Mary Wollstonecraft by Ruth Abbey( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Beyond misogyny and metaphor : women in Nietzsche's middle period by Ruth Abbey( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gaslicht by 01,26,155,0001 a79( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Taylor effect : responding to A secular age( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Taylor Effect presents an original and diverse collection of essays addressing Charles Taylor's magisterial A Secular Age. Ranging from close and critical readings of Taylor's formulations and suppositions; to comparative studies of Taylor and various
Reading between the matrices : conflicting strategies in the Strategy of conflict by Ruth Abbey( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Dewey : a fresh look by Ruth Abbey( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Charles Taylor
Alternative Names
Abbey, Ruth Marie 1961-

Ruth Abbey Political theorist

Languages
English (106)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

German (1)

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Nietzsche's middle periodThe return of feminist liberalismThe Taylor effect : responding to A secular age