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Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Katrina Hutchison and Fiona Jenkins


Despite its place among the humanities and social sciences, the career prospects and numbers of women in philosophy much more closely resemble those of women in the sciences and engineering, than in cognate disciplinary areas. This book collects a series of critical essays by female philosophers, to pursue the question of why philosophy continues to be inhospitable to women and what can be done to change it. By examining the social and institutional conditions of contemporary academic philosophy in the Anglophone world, as well as its methods, culture, and characteristic commitments, the volum ... More

Keywords: Women in Philosophy, Unconscious Bias, Stereotypes, Academic Disciplines, Discrimination, Gender Equity, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199325603
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katrina Hutchison, editor
Macquarie University

Fiona Jenkins, editor
Australian National University

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