Marilyn Frye

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Marilyn Frye (born 1941 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American philosopher and radical feminist theorist.wikipedia
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Sexism

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She is known for her theories on sexism, racism, oppression, and sexuality.
Feminist philosopher Marilyn Frye defines sexism as an "attitudinal-conceptual-cognitive-orientational complex" of male supremacy, male chauvinism, and misogyny.

The Politics of Reality

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Frye is the author of The Politics of Reality (1983), a collection of nine essays which has become a "classic" of feminist philosophy.
The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory is a 1983 collection of feminist essays by philosopher Marilyn Frye.

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Oklahoma

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Marilyn Frye (born 1941 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American philosopher and radical feminist theorist.

Radical feminism

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Marilyn Frye (born 1941 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American philosopher and radical feminist theorist.

Racism

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She is known for her theories on sexism, racism, oppression, and sexuality.

Oppression

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She is known for her theories on sexism, racism, oppression, and sexuality.

White supremacy

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Her writings offer discussions of feminist topics, such as: white supremacy, male privilege, and gay and lesbian marginalization.

Male privilege

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Her writings offer discussions of feminist topics, such as: white supremacy, male privilege, and gay and lesbian marginalization.

Social exclusion

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Her writings offer discussions of feminist topics, such as: white supremacy, male privilege, and gay and lesbian marginalization.

Metaphysics

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Although she approaches the issues from the perspective of justice, she is also deeply engaged with the metaphysics, epistemology, and moral psychology of social categories.

Epistemology

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Although she approaches the issues from the perspective of justice, she is also deeply engaged with the metaphysics, epistemology, and moral psychology of social categories.

Moral psychology

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Although she approaches the issues from the perspective of justice, she is also deeply engaged with the metaphysics, epistemology, and moral psychology of social categories.

Stanford University

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Frye received the BA with honors in philosophy from Stanford University in 1963 and received the PhD in Philosophy at Cornell University in 1969, writing a dissertation titled "Meaning and Illocutionary Force," under the supervision of Max Black.

Cornell University

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Frye received the BA with honors in philosophy from Stanford University in 1963 and received the PhD in Philosophy at Cornell University in 1969, writing a dissertation titled "Meaning and Illocutionary Force," under the supervision of Max Black.

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Frye received the BA with honors in philosophy from Stanford University in 1963 and received the PhD in Philosophy at Cornell University in 1969, writing a dissertation titled "Meaning and Illocutionary Force," under the supervision of Max Black.

Michigan State University

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Before coming to Michigan State University in 1974, she taught in the Philosophy Department at the University of Pittsburgh.

University of Pittsburgh

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Before coming to Michigan State University in 1974, she taught in the Philosophy Department at the University of Pittsburgh.

Double bind

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In her chapter entitled "Oppression" in the book Feminist Frontiers, Frye discusses the idea of the double bind in gender.

Lesbian

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Frye is openly lesbian, and much of her work explores social categories—in particular, those based on race and gender.

Race (human categorization)

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Frye is openly lesbian, and much of her work explores social categories—in particular, those based on race and gender.

Gender

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Frye is openly lesbian, and much of her work explores social categories—in particular, those based on race and gender.

Phi Beta Kappa

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In 2008 she was the Phi Beta Kappa Romanell Lecturer.