ASSIGNED RESOURCES FOR POLITICS OF PLEASURE

READ:
Nancy Tuana,
“Coming to Understand: Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance”

An important aspect of an epistemology of ignorance is the realization that ignorance should not be theorized as a simple omission or gap but is, in many cases, an active production.

Nancy Tuana, “Coming to Understand: Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance,” Hypatia 19, no. 1 (2004):

Nancy Tuana is a feminist philosopher and is the founding director of the Rock Ethics Institute, which has taken the lead nationally and internationally in developing innovative and deeply interdisciplinary modes of engaging in socially relevant ethics research through embedding ethical analysis into research in the sciences and engineering. Current research foci include climate change ethics, food ethics, industry sponsorship of research, global ethics, critical philosophy of race, and moral literacy and moral development.

Find the Tuana reading here.


WATCH:
Elizabeth Lloyd on The Case of the Female Orgasm (56:13)

You and find the Lloyd lecture here.