SWIP Resource List
on Feminism and the History of Philosophy

On-Line Articles and Summaries

"How Feminism Is Rewriting the Philosphical Canon", by Charlotte Witt [See also a Summary by the author.]


Jonathan Rée, "Philosophy and the History of Philosophy," in Philosophy and Its Past, ed. Jonathan Rée, Michael Ayers, and Adam Westoby (Brighton: Harvester, and New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1978), pp. 1-39. See also Summary of the Ree article.

Eileen O'Neill, "Disappearing Ink: Early Modern Women Philosophers and Their Fate in History," in Philosophy in a Feminist Voice: Critiques and Reconstructions, ed. Janet A. Kourany (Princeton, 1998), pp. 17-62.

Michael Frede, "The History of Philosophy as a Discipline," Journal of Philosophy 85, no. 11 (November 1988): 666-72.

Wolfgang Mann, "The Origins of the Modern Historiography of Ancient Philosophy," History and Theory 35, no. 2 (1996): 165-95.

Richard Rorty, "The Historiography of Philosophy: Four Genres," in Philosophy in History, ed. Richard Rorty, J.B. Schneewind, and Quentin Skinner (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984).

Margaret Wilson, "History of Philosophy in Philosophy Today; and the Case of the Sensible Qualities," Philosophical Review 101 (January 1992): 191-243.

Penelope Deutscher, Yielding Gender. Feminism, Deconstruction and the History of Philosophy. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. 224 pages. ISBN 0-415-13944-9 (hbk) or 0-415-13945-7 (pbk)

Karen Green, The Woman of Reason : Feminism, Humanism and Political Thought
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Michele Le Doeuff, Trista Selous Trans. Hipparchia's Choice : An Essay Concerning Women, Philosophy, Etc.
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Philosophical Imaginary, by Michele Le Doeuff $39.50 Stanford Univ Pr 1990 ISBN: 0804716196
Hardcover, must be special ordered 4 weeks.

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