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The sex of nature : a reinterpretation of Irigaray's 'Metaphysics and political thought'.

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The sex of nature : a reinterpretation of Irigaray's 'Metaphysics and political thought'. / Stone, Alison.

In: Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2003, p. 60-84.

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Stone, Alison. / The sex of nature : a reinterpretation of Irigaray's 'Metaphysics and political thought'. In: Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. 2003 ; Vol. 18, No. 3. pp. 60-84.

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