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Feminist Philosophy

What is Catherine MacKinnon’s argument against pornography?

According to MacKinnon, pornography not only exploits and objectifies those women who are its subjects, but it also expresses and supports the overall oppression of women in society. The subordinate status of women in pornography, as well as the violence against women depicted in so many of its forms, is part of an unjust sex-gender system.


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