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Rethinking feminist ethics care, trust and empathy by Daryl Koehn

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feminist ethics,
  • Caring,
  • Dialogue

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-210) and index.

StatementDaryl Koehn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1395 .K64 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703246M
ISBN 100415180325, 0415180333
LC Control Number97052282

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