Dr. Carol Gilligan is an American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist best known for her work with and against Lawrence Kohlberg on ethical community and ethical relationships, and certain subject-object problems in ethics. She is currently a Professor at New York University and a Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge. She is best known for her 1982 work, In a Different Voice.
The reason I wrote that book was because it seemed so counter-intuitive, and then, why are we afraid of pleasure? You know, and we had just been talking about it because it’s—if you’ve experienced pleasure or love, which is what … Read More
Carol Gilligan: So you know, these descriptions of boys as being not in relationship, or not emotional, I mean, they are as off as the description of girls as being, having no sense of self. And what’s amazing is that … Read More
…her daughter said that she was angry at her mother because every time the mother and the father argue, the mother gave in. The daughter is observing this. and she said to the mother, “I’m angry at you for always … Read More
Carol Gilligan: That sort of view that feminism is against men it just doesn’t, but from the beginning it never made sense to me. And so, I was asked recently by a group of young women in a young women … Read More