The 'Anti-Feminism' of Hannah Arendt

  title={The 'Anti-Feminism' of Hannah Arendt},
  author={Maria R. Markus},
  journal={Thesis Eleven},
  pages={76 - 87}
even simply learn from different theoretical propositions produced by males, but persistently ignores the existence of women thinkers unless they declare openly their interest in feminism. Otherwise their works are mostly considered as not worthy even of a serious critical examination, and the best they can hope for is a few dismissive remarks as they have ’next to nothing’ to say on woman, or if they do it is all wrong, as it is supposed to serve only the purpose of ’sneaking into the men’s… 

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