Emailing Ásta

Today, I emailed Ásta. She wrote “The Metaphysics of Sex and Gender,” which is one of the main focuses of my work this summer. My advisor, Dr. Griffith, recommended that I reach out to her. In my email, I thanked Ásta and asked for any advice she may have. I let her know my article’s title, “A Case for Intersectional Feminist Metaphysics: What We Can Learn from Judith Butler and Immanuel Kant,” and let her know that I plan to send her the final draft. 

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Women/Womxn/Womyn/Wimmin/Wommin

In the course of my research on gender and sex, I have run into heated arguments about not only the use of pronouns but also gendered nouns (i.e. woman, man)– as expected.

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Updates

Over the past week, I condensed my notes from Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble and Bodies That Matter. Then, I extracted the quotes necessary to help with my description of her metaphysical framework.

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Abstract of Summer Research–A Philosophical Investigation of Metaphysics of Space and Time

I am Yonghao Wang, a sophomore, and I go by Abe. I came from China to study philosophy and Linguistics here. My summer research will be on the Metaphysics of Space and Time.

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