Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy / Edition 192

Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy / Edition 192

by Linda Martin Alcoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742513823

ISBN-13: 9780742513822

Pub. Date: 11/15/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This is a unique, groundbreaking collection of autobiographical essays by leading women in philosophy. It provides a glimpse at the experiences of the generation that witnessed, and helped create, the remarkable advances now evident for women in the field.  See more details below

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This is a unique, groundbreaking collection of autobiographical essays by leading women in philosophy. It provides a glimpse at the experiences of the generation that witnessed, and helped create, the remarkable advances now evident for women in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742513822
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1A Life Sentence in Bohemia15
2My Open Agenda, or How Not to Make the Right Career Moves23
3Finding My Voice: Reminiscence of an Outlaw41
4Taking Oneself Seriously, But Not Too49
5Freethinking?57
6Etc71
7What's Brown Girl like You Doing in the Ivory Tower? Or, How I Became a Feminist Philosopher81
8"Don't Smile So Much": Philosophy and Women in the 1970s93
9At the Feet of Mrs. Ramsay109
10Philosophy and Life: A Singular Case of Their Interconnection119
11Autobiography of a Whistle-Blower135
12Getting Here from There153
About the Contributors167

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