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Introduction [to] Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Jenkins, Fiona; Hutchison, Katrina


Why do women continue to be severely underrepresented in Anglophone philosophy, both in terms of numbers and in terms of seniority, despite several decades of change in academia more generally? Given its place among the humanities and social sciences, it seems odd that the career prospects of women in philosophy should much more closely resemble those of women in the sciences and engineering, than in cognate disciplinary areas. This introductory essay describes several aspects of the problems...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
DOI: /10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.003.0001


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