The Less Noble Sex: Scientific, Religious, and Philosophical Conceptions of Woman's Nature
Indiana University Press, 1993 - 224 pages
This book looks at five major beliefs about woman's nature generally accepted by Western philosophers, theologians, and scientists from the classical period to the nineteenth century. These are that: woman is less perfect than man, woman possesses inferior rational capacities, woman has a defective moral sense, man is the primary creative force, and that woman is in need of control.
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In the first pile he placed meat , entrails , and fat within the hide , covering them
over with the ox ' s stomach to render the pile unappealing . In the other pile he
put only the bones of the ox , but covered them with fat , so that this pile would ...
Not only were the children placed back inside the body after birth , they were
placed in the male body instead of the female body . Kronos thus not only
reversed the internal / external birth order , he also inverted the internal location
from the ...
... is the body of man , has come from his rib and is placed in subjection to him ,
for which reason also she has been chosen to bear children . The Lord says , ' He
will rule over her . ' Man has lordship over the woman since he is also her head .
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Tuana, a professor of the history of ideas, discusses classical through late 19th-century ideas of women, showing how scientific views and religious or philosophical views have influenced and ... Read full review
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