Sandra Harding: "Have Women Ever Been Modern? Political and Scientific Issues"

Sandra Harding is professor of Education and Women’s Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a philosopher, and taught for two decades at the University of Delaware before joining UCLA in 1996. At UCLA she directed the UCLA Center for the Study of Women for 5 years, and currently co-edits Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. She is the author or editor of twelve books and special journal issues, including The Science Question in Feminism (1986), Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues (edited, 1987), Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? Thinking From Women’s Lives (1991), The ‘Racial’ Economy of Science: Toward a Democratic Future (edited, 1993), Is Science Multicultural? Postcolonialisms, Feminists, and Epistemologies (1998), Science and Other Cultures: Issues in Philosophies of Science & Technology (edited with Robert Figueroa, 2003), and The Feminist Standpoint Reader: Intellectual and Political Controversies (edited, 2003).