Jane Addams

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[Revised entry by Maurice Hamington on July 7, 2022.
Changes to: Main text, Bibliography]
Jane Addams (1860 – 1935) was an activist, community organizer, international peace advocate, and social philosopher in the United States during the late 19th century and early 20th century. However, the dynamics of canon formation resulted in her philosophical work being largely ignored until the 1990s.[1] Addams is best known for her pioneering activism in the social settlement movement – the radical arm of the progressive movement…

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