REISSUE-Ep. 42: Feminists on Human Nature and Moral Psychology

May 23, 2016, 12:00 PM

Discussing Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s utopian novel Herland (1915) and psychologist Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice (1983). How does human nature, and specifically moral psychology, vary by sex? Charlotte Perkins Gilman claims that when philosophers have described human nature as violent and selfish, they have in mind solely male nature. Females, left to themselves in an isolated society, would be supremely peaceful, rational, and cooperative. Learn more. With guest Azzurra Crispino, and a new intro by Mark and Wes.

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