Philosopher Queens, edited by Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting, is a book aimed at a general audience about women philosophers throughout history, written by women in philosophy. It will bring to wider attention in an entertaining and accessible way a range of women philosophers from Hypatia and Mary Astell through to Hannah Arendt and Anita L. Allen. It’s currently being crowdfunded through Unbound press, who have published books such as Letters of Note and The Good Immigrant.
Watch the promotional video.
Chapters and contributors so far include:
Hypatia by Lisa Whiting
Lalleshwari by Shalini Sinha
Anne Conway by Julia Bocherding
Mary Astell by Simone Webb
Mary Wollstonecraft by Sandrine Bergès
Harriet Taylor Mill by Helen McCabe
Christine Ladd-Franklin by Sara Uckelman
Mary Anne Evans by Clare Carlisle
Edith Stein by Jae Hetterley
Hannah Arendt by Rebecca Buxton
Simone de Beauvoir by Kate Kirkpatrick
Iris Murdoch by Fay Niker
Elizabeth Anscombe by Hannah Carnegy-Arbuthnott
Mary Warnock by Gulzaar Barn
Iris Marion Young by Desiree Lim
Anita L Allen by Ilhan Dahir
Azizah Y. al-Hibri by Nima Dahir
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