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The Resource The female in Aristotle's biology : reason or rationalization, Robert Mayhew

The female in Aristotle's biology : reason or rationalization, Robert Mayhew

Label
The female in Aristotle's biology : reason or rationalization
Title
The female in Aristotle's biology
Title remainder
reason or rationalization
Statement of responsibility
Robert Mayhew
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While Aristotle's writings on biology are considered to be among his best, the comments he makes about females in these works are widely regarded as the nadir of his philosophical oeuvre. Among many claims, Aristotle is said to have declared that females contribute nothing substantial to generation; that they have fewer teeth than males; that they are less spirited than males; and that woman are analogous to eunuchs. In The Female in Aristotle's Biology, Robert Mayhew aims not to defend Aristotle's ideas about females but to defend Aristotle against the common charge that his writings on fema
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayhew, Robert
Dewey number
305.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1233
LC item number
.M359 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2004 J-833
  • QH 305
NLM item number
M469f 2004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristotle
  • Misogyny
  • Women
  • Biology
  • Female
  • Philosophy
  • Aristotle
  • AristÓteles
  • Aristoteles
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Misogyny
  • Women
  • Natuurfilosofie
  • Griekse oudheid
  • Vrouwelijk geslacht (biologie)
  • Biologie
  • Weiblichkeit
  • Feminismo (discriminação)
  • Mulheres (filosofia)
Label
The female in Aristotle's biology : reason or rationalization, Robert Mayhew
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-124) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aristotle and "ideology" -- Entomology -- Embryology -- Eunuchs and women -- Anatomy -- The softer and less spirited sex -- Aristotle on females : an assessment of the biology
Control code
692204497
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 136 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226512020
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692204497
Label
The female in Aristotle's biology : reason or rationalization, Robert Mayhew
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-124) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aristotle and "ideology" -- Entomology -- Embryology -- Eunuchs and women -- Anatomy -- The softer and less spirited sex -- Aristotle on females : an assessment of the biology
Control code
692204497
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 136 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226512020
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692204497

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