Lock up your wives!

Here’s a starkly misogynous artifact: the mid-20th-century marriage-advice column.The husband is always right (even when he’s very wrong)…
Here’s a starkly misogynous artifact: the mid-20th-century marriage-advice column.The husband is always right (even when he’s very wrong)… [More]

Feminism Unfinished

We think of feminism as having unfolded in “waves” – first, second, and so on. Now it unfolds in hashtags, more identity than politics…
We think of feminism as having unfolded in “waves” – first, second, and so on. Now it unfolds in hashtags, more identity than politics… [More]

Feminism and its discontents

A rape crisis at colleges? Harvey Mansfield is dubious. But he knows what to blame: feminism – for insisting on a culture of sexual adventure that never results in misadventure…
A rape crisis at colleges? Harvey Mansfield is dubious. But he knows what to blame: feminism – for insisting on a culture of sexual adventure that never results in misadventure… [More]

Failures of the new feminism

Even Germaine Greer, that curmudgeonly old feminist (her words!), has found cause to rejoice: Glossy women’s magazines are on the wane…
Even Germaine Greer, that curmudgeonly old feminist (her words!), has found cause to rejoice: Glossy women’s magazines are on the wane… [More]

Feminism for Them?

Lean In, The Richer Sex, The End of Men: Women may have won the battle of the sexes, but feminism was supposed to liberate men as well. It hasn’t…
Lean In, The Richer Sex, The End of Men: Women may have won the battle of the sexes, but feminism was supposed to liberate men as well. It hasn’t… [More]

Haslanger is Honored Through Two Awards

Sally Haslanger of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was awarded the Carus Lecturer for 2011 and the Distinguished Woman Philosopher of 2010 which is given by the Society for Women in Philosophy. See the article at MIT here.

Philosophy Lecture at CSULA

Those in the Los Angeles, CA area may be interested in a lecture being given by Mariana Ortega, Shula Chair and Professor of Philosophy at John Carroll University. Her talk is titled, “Home, Belonging, and Multiplicitous Subjectivity” and will cover the notion of “home” in terms of a politics of loc... [More]