Women Challenge Male Philosophers to Make Room in Unfriendly Field

Dustin Chambers for The Chronicle

At the American Philosophical Association's annual Eastern Division meeting, in Atlanta in December, female philosophers avoided a traditionally male-dominated reception at the hotel by gathering for pizza at the home of a local colleague.
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America's philosophy professors are having a party, the sort of gathering that has become an institution at the annual meeting of the American Philosophical Association. In a ballroom on the lowest level of a sprawling downtown hotel here, clumps of...

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