Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat, and Women in Philosophy

  title={Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat, and Women in Philosophy},
  author={Jennifer Saul},
  • J. Saul
  • Published 2013
  • Philosophy, Psychology
Chapters in this volume and elsewhere show that the number of women in professional philosophy is much lower than the number of men. However, this does not on its own show that there is a problem to be addressed by philosophers. It could be that women just don’t like (or aren’t good at) the sorts of reasoning philosophers engage in or the sorts of problems philosophers discuss, either as a result of their innate nature or as a result of their socialisation. If either of these is the case, then… 
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