Miss Lucija Duda

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Overview

My current research involves the analysis of reasoning used in historical argumentative feminist speeches so as to develop an anti-essentialist line on the so-called feminine style of reasoning, as opposed to the traditional conception of the term, which is strongly essentialist. There is a prima facie tension between analytic philosophy/logic and social sciences’ ideas of reasoning used by women, mostly due to the historically gendered model of rationalism which creates a number of opposing relations, such as male : female, logos : pathos, brain : body which has led to the reasoning of the marginalized being under-researched and assigned less value. The above-mentioned tension can be overcome by combining the anti-essentialism and naturalism of Quine with the analytic feminist tradition.

For my doctoral project I was awarded the Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship. 

 

Supervisors: 

Dr Frederique Janssen-Lauret 

Dr Helen Beebee

Biography

I completed BA in Phonetics and Italian language and literature (2015) and MA in Argumentation and Rhetoric and Italian Literature in 2018 (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb). In 2018 I finished one-year interdisciplinary educational program in Women's Studies (Center for Women's Studies, Zagreb).

Education / academic qualifications

  • Master of Social Science Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
  • Bachelor of Social Science Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb