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Is academic philosophy a “safe space” for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Is academic philosophy a “safe space” for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Some claim that philosophy departments are hostile environments for women. Could they be right? Let’s look at the evidence—coming up next on the Factual Feminist. In 2014, women earned 28% of the PhDs in philosophy. By contrast, they…

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Microaggressions: Fact vs. Myth | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Microaggressions: Fact vs. Myth | FACTUAL FEMINIST

Several months ago, yours truly, the Factual Feminist was the victim of a microaggression. Body-acceptance activist Lindy West tweeted: “Why does Christina Hoff Sommers constantly look like she’s being drained of her gelfing essence?” For those who are…

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