Mohammad Arifullah


This article attempts to portray a new epistemological wave which comes into life as the true heir to postmodernism that criticizes modernism or positivism epistemology, to be more exact. It seems that there is an attempt on deletion of the border of gender hegemony. This hegemony is invisible but exquisite because it works on the form of knowledge and power or knowledge and interest. This article tries to search the basis of feminism epistemology and its critical consequences on the component of positivism epistemology, as the basic foundation of hegemonic world perspective. The analysis is begun from the description of racial phenomena which is the root of feminism problems.  The next analysis is on the root of epistemic history as the foundation of gender hegemony. An analysis on western feminism is also needed before coming to the major analysis of deconstruction effort on gender hegemony of positivism. On the other hand, the root of gender bias on the perspective of normative-theology will have little portion on the analysis.


Allienation, Hegemony, Justification and Androsentrism

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