Quintessence...Realizing the Archaic Future

Quintessence Realizing the Archaic Future Suffused with her inimitable word play and stunning intelligence and embodying a balance of mysticism and critical theory Daly s clarion call to uncover the quintessence of the universe is quite an

  • Title: Quintessence...Realizing the Archaic Future
  • Author: Mary Daly
  • ISBN: 9780807067918
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Paperback
  • Suffused with her inimitable word play and stunning intelligence, and embodying a balance of mysticism and critical theory, Daly s clarion call to uncover the quintessence of the universe is quite an intriguing tune On the Issues

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    About “Mary Daly”

    1. Mary Daly

      Mary Daly was an American radical feminist philosopher, academic, and theologian Daly, who described herself as a radical lesbian feminist , taught at Boston College, a Jesuit run institution, for 33 years Daly consented to retire from Boston College in 1999, after violating university policy by refusing to allow male students in her advanced women s studies classes She allowed male students in her introductory class and privately tutored those who wanted to take advanced classes.

    874 thoughts on “Quintessence...Realizing the Archaic Future”

    1. I don't know that I'm qualified to give this book any stars. While reading, I went between perfect clarity and utter confusion. Whenever Daly began discussing spirituality, sisterhood, or the future of womankind, I got really confused, partly due to her tendency to make up words and randomly capitalize things, and partly because of the neopagan/New Age ideas that I couldn't quite follow.I read it as a primer for ecofeminism, but it seems the book was written to purposefully be incomprehensible t [...]


    2. "What other radical feminists have revealed by analyzing patriarchal society's political, economic, social, and sexual institutions, Daly does for the spiritual institution on which Western civilization is founded.No for the timid, this brilliant book calls for nothing short of the overthrow of patriarchy itself."--Alix Kates Shulman, The Village Voice


    3. I'm not going to give any stars to this because I'm still trying to parse what are my legitimate critiques of the book and what is coming from my place as a male in society. But here are some of the problems I have:Daly is so broad in her critiques and so vague in her constructive proposals that her work in Quintessence has no actual practical application.Daly is usually in her best form when she is critiquing, but in Quintessence her critiques become largely playful and broad (she uses "all" a [...]


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