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New feminist philosophy journal! Four fantastic feminist philosophers are editors of a new philosophy journal!

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Why is this story about women?

Perhaps it is my imagination but it seems to me that the NYT has a tendency to frame stories about women, work, and family in a way that is somewhat reactionary.  This morning’s story, “Coveting Not a Corner Office, but … Continue reading

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Sentiment and reason

Next week’s The New Yorker (January 17) has an article by David Brooks, What the science of human nature can teach us: newyorker.com.  It’s actually is is an excerpt from his forthcoming book which is primarily about education, according to his description.   … Continue reading

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Budget cuts hit broad swath of Cal State — latimes.com

Budget cuts hit broad swath of Cal State — latimes.com Posted using ShareThis Scroll down in the article and you will see that among the departments mentioned for possible cuts at Cal Poly Pomona is philosophy. Something to think about.

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This fall the APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy contains my article, Women in the Profession: The Persistance of Absence. One of the main themes of the article is that philosophers need to recognize that the absence of women in … Continue reading

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And yet more employment data

Miriam Solomon (with John Clarke) has completed a study of this year’s hiring season in philosophy. It has been published in the current Proceedings and Addresses of the APA and will be appearing in the forthcoming issue of the newsletter … Continue reading

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A reflection on pausing from time to time

I haven’t done much philosophical reading, writing, or even thinking in about a year. This is not to say that I have stopped entirely. There were several projects underway that I managed to complete or continue, but my heart hasn’t … Continue reading

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