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New Women in Philosophy Directory Now Online

Tuesday, February 04, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Erin Shepherd
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The American Philosophical Association is pleased to alert you to the new Women of Philosophy database, an online directory of women philosophers.

Over 1,000 women are currently included in the directory, which is searchable by name, school, academic position, area(s) of specialization, primary research interest(s), and geographical location. As this is a crowd-sourced database, its creators are relying on the goodwill of members of the profession to keep it as comprehensive and up-to-date as possible.

Any woman with a Ph.D. in philosophy who (1) has a job researching or teaching philosophy, (2) previously had a job in philosophy and is still active in philosophy, or (3) has published an article in a philosophy journal or a book in a philosophy list is invited to have an entry in the database. Please check to see whether an entry has already been created in the database before adding a new one. Links to edit an existing entry and add a new entry are located under the "Submit” heading. Entries are invited for women philosophers both in the United States and abroad.

I expect the Women of Philosophy database to be an invaluable resource for conference organizers, editors, hiring committees, and anyone interested in learning more about the work of women in the profession.

The database was produced by a team of volunteers with the support of the APA Committee on the Status of Women. Thank you for contributing to the success of this important project!

Yours sincerely,

Hilde Lindemann
Chair, Committee on the Status of Women

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