Kate Manne Quotes

Trying to fight misogyny using juridical moral notions is a bit like trying to fight fire with oxygen. It might work on a small scale — we do manage to blow out matches and candles, after all. But when we try to scale up the strategy, it is liable to backfire. We would be trying to put out a fire while feeding right into it.

 
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Kate Manne, Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, 2017

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Kate Manne is an assistant professor of philosophy at Cornell University, having previously been a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows from 2011-2013. She works in moral, social, and feminist philosophy. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Huffington Post, and The New Philosopher, as well as academic journals. Her lead essay for a forum on misogyny in The Boston Review was one of their '25 most-loved essays' for 2016. She has also been a winner of the American Philosophical Association's annual op-ed contest. http: https:KateManne Data from: amazon.com

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