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Hypatia Podcast: Standpoint Matters

Hypatia editor Alison Wylie gave the Presidential Address at the 2012 Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association in April. Her topic was feminist standpoint theory: why it matters that we are situated knowers and how best to understand the critical advantages that arise from socially marginal standpoints.

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2 comments on “Hypatia Podcast: Standpoint Matters

  1. Anonymous
    July 9, 2012

    It is very disappointing that this podcast/you tube video was put on this site without proper captioning or a transcript.

  2. ericrpiper
    July 9, 2012

    Hello, the caption is available at Hypatia’s homepage:

    Alison Wylie’s presidential address will also be published in the November 2012 issue of APA Proceedings and Addresses.

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