¿Es sexista reconocer que hombres y mujeres no son idénticos? Una evaluación crítica de la retórica neurofeminista

  • Roxana Kreimer Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
Palabras clave: Dimorfismo sexual, Feminismo, Neurosexismo, Hormonas


Diversas autoras han acusado a las neurociencias y a la psicología de promover el sexismo a través de la diferenciación de predisposiciones psicológicas de hombres y mujeres que no serían producto de la socialización. Se analizarán aquí los problemas argumentativos y empíricos de dos artículos académicos de una de ellas, la biotecnóloga Lucía Ciccia, y de las ideas centrales sobre dimorfismo sexual de dos neurocientíficas que tienen una perspectiva similar sobre el tema, Daphna Joel y Janet Hyde. Para ello se ofrecerán evidencias empíricas sobre predisposiciones psicológicas en hombres y mujeres que no son producto de la socialización e interactúan con el medio ambiente, y se argumentará en favor de la posibilidad de que algunos estereotipos sean efecto y no causa de las diferencias entre hombres y mujeres. Por último, serán presentados argumentos destinados a evaluar que una perspectiva evolucionista es uno de los factores relevantes para tener una explicación más completa de los rasgos de cada sexo, y un punto de partida valioso para la búsqueda de la igualdad de derechos.

Biografía del autor/a

Roxana Kreimer, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina

ROXANA KREIMER holds a Degree in Philosophy and a PhD in Social Sciences by the University of Buenos Aires. He has published six books and academic articles on scientifically informed ethics, politics, scepticism, and informal logic.


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Cómo citar
Kreimer, R. 2020. ¿Es sexista reconocer que hombres y mujeres no son idénticos? Una evaluación crítica de la retórica neurofeminista. Disputatio. Philosophical Research Bulletin. 9, 13 (jun. 2020), 261-305. DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/10.5281/zenodo.3567201.