Annotated bibliography

Agacinski, Sylviane.

Politique des sexes. Editions du Seuil, 1998. Translated as Parity of the Sexes by Lisa Walsh. Columbia University Press, 2001. Annotation.


Nicomachean Ethics. Edited by H. Rackham.

Baumeister, Roy F.

Is There Anything Good About Men?: How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting Men. Oxford University Press, 2010. (An online lecture announcing the themes in the book is annotated here.)

Bedau, Hugo Adam.

“A Matter of Life and Death,” in Crime and Punishment: Philosophic Explorations. Edited by Michael J. Gorr and Sterling Harwood. Boston and London: Jones and Bartlett, 1995, p. 511. [Originally from Death is Different: Studies in Morality, Law, and Politics of Capital Punishment. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987.] Annotation.

Bristow, Edward J.

Prostitution and Prejudice: The Jewish Fight Against White Slavery 1870-1939. New York: Schocken Books, 1983. Annotation.

Broyles, William Jr.

“Why Men Love War”. Esquire (1984). Quoted here.

Calhoun, Cheshire.

“Cognitive Emotions?” in What is an Emotion?: Classic and Contemporary Readings, 2nd Ed.. Edited by Robert C. Solomon. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Annotation.

Calhoun, Cheshire.

“Standing for Something,” in The Journal of Philosophy, 92 (1995), pp. 235-260. Annotation.

Cavarero, Adriana.

“Diotima.” In Spite of Plato: A Feminist Rewriting of Ancient Philosophy. New York: Routledge, 1995. Annotation in prep.

Clark, Lorenne M. G.

“Liberalism and Pornography,” in Crime and Punishment: Philosophic Explorations. Edited by Michael J. Gorr and Sterling Harwood. Boston and London: Jones and Bartlett, 1995, pp. 176-186. A version of this article appeared under the title “Sexual Equality and the Problem of an Adequate Moral Theory” in In Search of the Feminist Perspective: The Changing Potency of Women. Resources for Feminist Research Special Publication #5. Edited by Mary Kathryn Shirley and Rachel Emma Vigier. Toronto (Spring 1979). Annotation.

Delavenay, Emile.

“Lawrence, Otto Weininger and ‘Rather Raw Philosophy’,” in D. H. Lawrence: New Studies. Edited by Christopher Heywood. London: The MacMillan Press, 1987.

Dick, Susan.

“‘What Fools We Were!’: Virginia Woolf’s A Society.” Twentieth Century Literature, 33 (Spring, 1987). Annotation.

Drury, M. O’C.

“Some Notes on Conversations” in Ludwig Wittgenstein: Personal Recollections, Rush Rhees, ed., (New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1981), pp. 106-7. Annotation.

Ericsson, Lars O.

“Charges against Prostitution: An Attempt at a Philosophical Assessment. ” Ethics 90 (April 1980): 335—66. Annotation.

Evans, Arthur.

“The Logic of Homophobia.” Gay Today, 16 October 2000, 3 March 2006. Annotation. (An earlier version appeared in The Gay and Lesbian Review 7 (Summer 2000), p. 19.)

Feinberg, Joel.

“The Rights of Animals and Unborn Generations,” in Rights, Justice, and the Bounds of Liberty: Essays in Social Phi­losophy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980, pp. 159-84. Annotation.

Freud, Sigmund.

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality. Translated by James Strachey. New York: Basic Books, 1962. Annotation.

Gilligan, Carol.

In a Different Voice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins.

“Dr. Weininger’s Sex and Character.” The Critic: An Illustrated Monthly Review of Literature, Art and Life XLVIII (May 1906).

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins.

Herland. New York: Pantheon Books, 1979. Annotation in prep.

Greenspan, Patricia.

“Reasons to Feel,” in What is an Emotion?: Classic and Contemporary Readings, 2nd Ed.. Edited by Robert C. Solomon. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Originally in Patricia Greenspan, Emotions and Reasons: An Enquiry into Emotional Justification. New York: Routledge, Inc., 1988. Annotation.

Greenway, Judy.

“It’s What You Do With It That Counts: Interpretations of Otto Weininger,” in Sexology in Culture: Labelling Bodies and Desires. Edited by Lucy Bland and Laura Doan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 27-43. Annotation.

Greer, Germaine.

The Female Eunuch. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1970, Chapter titled “Womanpower.”

Hampton, Jean (1954-1998).

“The Moral Education Theory of Punishment.” Philosophy and Public Affairs 13: 3 (Summer, 1984): 208-238. Annotation.

Haste, Helen.

The Sexual Metaphor: Men, Women and the Thinking that Makes the Difference. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994.

Hobbes, Thomas.

De Cive (1651).

Hoberman, John M.

“Otto Weininger and the Critique of Jewish Masculinity.” In Jews and Gender: Responses to Otto Weininger. Edited by Barbara Hyams and Nancy A. Harrowitz. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995. Annotation in prep.

Janik, Allan.

“Weininger and the Science of Sex: Prolegomena to Any Future Study.” In Decadence and Innovation: Austro-Hungarian Life and Art at the Turn of the Century. Edited by Robert B. Pynsent. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1989. 24-32. Annotation in prep.

Kant, Immanuel.

The Science of Right (1790). Translated by W. Hastie.

Kant, Immanuel.

The Philosophy of Law: An Exposition of the Fundamental Principles of Jurisprudence as the Science of Right. Translated by W. Hastie. Edinburgh: Clark, 1887. Annotation.

Lispector, Clarice (1920–1977).

“Mineirinho,” in The Foreign Legion. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1986, pp. 212-3. Annotation.

Lispector, Clarice (1920–1977).

The Passion According to G. H. (1964). Translated by Ronald Sousa. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1988. Annotation.

Longino, Helen E.

“Pornography, Oppression, Freedom: A Closer Look,” in Take Back the Night: Women on Pornography. Edited by Laura Lederer. New York: William Morrow, 1980, pp. 40-54. Annotation.

MacKinnon, Catherine.

“Pornography: On Morality and Politics,” in Toward a Feminist Theory of the State. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press, 1989, pp. 195-214. [Page numbers in the annotation refer to the selection in Philosophical Problems in the Law, 3rd Ed. Edited by David M. Adams. Belmont,CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000.] Annotation.

Mill, Harriet Taylor.

The Enfranchisement of Women (1851). Annotation.

Mill, John Stuart.

The Subjection of Women (1869). Annotation.

Murphy, Jeffrie G.

“Marxism and Retribution,” Philosophy and Public Affairs, 2:3 (Spring 1973), pp. 218-243. Annotation.

Noddings, Nell

“Ethics From the Standpoint of Women.” In Theoretical Perspectives on Sexual Difference. Edited by D. L. Rhode. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

O’Neill, Onora.

“Between Consenting Adults.” Philosophy and Public Affairs 14:3. (Summer, 1985), 252-277. Annotation.

Pateman, Carole.

“Defending Prostitution: Charges against Ericsson.” Ethics 93 (April 1983): 561—565. Annotation.

Pateman, Carole.

“‘God Hath Ordained to Man a Helper’: Hobbes, Patriarchy and Conjugal Right.” British Journal of Political Science 19:4 (Oct., 1989): 445-463.

Raitt, Suzanne.

“Sex, Love and the Homosexual Body in Early Sexology.” In Sexology and Culture: Labelling Bodies and Desires. Edited by Lucy Bland and Laura Doan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 150-164. Annotation.

Richardson, Henry Handel (Ethel Florence)

Maurice Guest. Edited by Clive Probyn and Bruce Steele. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1998. Annotation. 1908 Heineman edition online.

Solomon, Robert C.

“In Defense of Sentimentality.” In Emotion and the Arts. Edited by Mette Hjort and Sue Laver. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, pp. 225-45. Annotation.

Stach, Reiner.

“Kafka’s Egoless Woman: Otto Weininger’s Sex and Character.” In Reading Kafka: Prague, Politics and the Fin de Siècle. Edited by Mark Anderson. New York: Schocken Books, 1989, 149-169. Annotation.

Stephenson, June.

Men Are Not Cost-effective. New York: HarperCollins, 1995. Annotation.

Szabados, Bela.

“Wittgenstein’s Women: The Philosophical Significance of Wittgenstein’s Misogyny.” In Journal of Philosophical Research. XXII (1997): 483. Annotation in prep.

Tantillo, Astrida Orle

“Goethe’s Botany and His Philosophy of Gender.” Eighteenth-Century Life. 22.2 (1998) 123-138. [Goethe’s explorations in botany and his articulated philosophy of sex must have influenced Weininger. In particular, the spiritualization of sex as in Diotima’s ladder and in the development of feminine and masculine principles transcending merely differentiated reproductive organs and pervading every aspect of life.]

Tooley, Michael.

“Abortion and Infanticide.” Philosophy & Public Affairs 2:1 (Autumn 1972): 37–65. Annotation.

Urmson, J. O.

“Saints and Heroes.” In Essays in Moral Philosophy. Edited by A. I. Melden. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1958. Annotation.

Vertinsky, Patricia.

“Body Matters: Race, Gender, and Perceptions of Physical Ability from Goethe to Weininger.” In Identity and Intolerance: Nationalism, Racism, and Xenophobia in Germany and the United States. Edited by Norbert Finzsch and Dietmar Schirmer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 331-370.

Warren, Mary Anne.

“On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion.” In Morality and Moral Controversies, 5th Ed. Edited by John Arthur. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1981, pp. 180-186. Annotation.

Wolf, Susan.

“Moral Saints.” The Journal of Philosophy 79 (1982): 419-39. Annotation.

Woolf, Virginia.

“A Society.” In Monday or Tuesday (1921). Annotation.

Woolf, Virginia.

The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume II: 1920-1924. Edited by Anne Olivier Bell. London: The Hogarth Press, 1978.

Woolf, Virginia.

Virginia Woolf, Women & Fiction: The manuscript versions of A Room of One’s Own. Edited by S. P. Rosenbaum. Blackwell, 1992.

Woolley, Helen Thompson.

“The Psychology of Sex.” Psychological Bulletin 7 (1910).