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The Disappearing Women [NY Times: The Stone]

5 Sep

The Disappearing Women [NY Times: The Stone]

Many women have, like Astell, found in philosophy a source of joyful challenge and liberation, fascinating in its own terms, with illuminating consequences for life and the social world. Given philosophy’s ambitions, we might fondly expect a profession especially free from bias and welcoming to those targeted by prejudice. That hope is somewhat hard to square with its dearth of women.

Part 3 in a 5-day series.

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