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Feminism

Dear Amy!

I have just read your "meet Amy" and have browsed through the website and have to congratulate you for doing what you are doing and also for this web site. I have been on the Internet since 1am and now is 6.30am and found your website (what a waste of time if I only knew about you before all this search).

Anyhow, I would like to ask you about "what is a feminist philosophy? and what are the feminist principles?".

I have borrowed so many books from library and search the web and can not fined such a definitions and materials.

Regards,

Karolina

 

Karolina

In general, I think that feminist principles are essentially those that value women and their contribution -- of course, not to the point that others are being sacrificed. For instance, I think that feminism looks at the world and doesn't so much try to reorder it, but to make every choice a valuable one -- so much so that either gender could choose it. As is female dominated professions, etc... are undervalued by society.

Feminism attempts to value both the industry -- i.e. nursing -- and the individual. Of course there are natural intersections with movements for race and class justice, too. I hope that helps.

Good luck,

-- Amy