Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy by Linda Martín Alcoff,Sandra Bartky,Teresa Brennan,Claudia

By Linda Martín Alcoff,Sandra Bartky,Teresa Brennan,Claudia Card,Virginia Held,Alison Jaggar,Stephanie Lewis,Uma Narayan,Martha Nussbaum,Andrea Nye,Kristin Schrader-Frechette,Ofelia Schutte,Karen Warren

Ask most folks to visualize a thinker they usually most likely give some thought to an individual like Socrates—absent-minded, probably, yet with a pointy mind and a thirst for the reality. a lady juggling vehicle swimming pools and house responsibilities isn't the first photograph that springs to brain, yet ladies have taken large steps within the philosophy occupation during the last 50 years. nonetheless, to at the present time, well-established ladies philosophers proceed to stand sexism from colleagues and scholars. making a song within the hearth is a different, groundbreaking selection of autobiographical essays via prime girls in philosophy. It mines the event of the new release that witnessed, and helped create, the outstanding advances now glaring for girls within the box. those ladies are leaders and innovators, in retrospect on how they've been handled, how they could have performed issues otherwise, and the way we would make growth in destiny generations.

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