A Reflection Of Traditional Ethics In Follower And Moral Relationship

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REFLECTION OF Traditional ETHICS IN MOTHER/DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIP IN MANJU KAPUR’S DIFFICULT DAUGHTERS AND shashi deshpande’s the dark holds no terror Feminist ethics is an “approach to ethics that builds on the belief that traditionally ethical theorizing has under-valued and/or under-appreciated women 's moral experience and it therefore chooses to reimagine ethics through a holistic feminist approach to transform it”(1). In other words we can define feminist ethics as “an attempt to revise, reformulate, or rethink traditional ethics to the extent it depreciates or devalues women 's moral experience”. (1) Feminist approaches to traditional ethics about the gendered nature of principles, have not occurred in recent growth in literature. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a large variety of thinkers including Mary Wollstonecraft, John Stuart Mill, Catherine Beecher, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton addressed topics related to “women 's ethics” (1). Each of these scholars raised questions such as: “Are moral virtues as well as gender traits connected with one 's physiology and psychology? If so, do we merely admit the fact that men and women have different moral virtues as well as different gender traits and proceed accordingly? If not, should we strive to get men and women to adhere to the same morality? “. (2) Mary Wollstonecraft in her classic work The Vindication of Women Rights responded for the above raised question that the ethical

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