Women Philosophers in the Ancient Greek World: Donning the Mantle

@article{Wider1986WomenPI,
  title={Women Philosophers in the Ancient Greek World: Donning the Mantle},
  author={Kathleen Wider},
  journal={Hypatia},
  year={1986},
  volume={1},
  pages={21 - 62}
}
This paper argues that there were women involved with philosophy on a fairly constant basis throughout Greek antiquity. It does so by tracing the lives and where extant the writings of these women. However, since the sources, both ancient and modern, from which we derive our knowledge about these women are so sexist and easily distort our view of these women and their accomplishments, the paper also discusses the manner in which their histories come down to us as well as the histories… 
Gender Equity: In Search of Diotima's Place with the Ancient Philosophers
Gender Equity: In Search of Diotima's Place With the Ancient Philosophers Within the text of Plato's Symposium (Plato, trans. 1948) when it is Socrates turn to speak he defers to his teacher a woman
Feminist Interpretations of the Philosophical Canon
  • C. Witt
  • Philosophy
    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 2006
A s graduate students in philosophy in the late 1970s, we learned that almost every philosopher who had ever lived was male, and what little we learned about what these male philosophers thought
Writing Beloveds: Humanist Petrarchism and the Politics of Gender
tect and guarantee the individual pursuit of profit and pleasure” (143). These remarks frame the discussion of Latin epistles by the French humanist Michel de L’Hospital that follows, but I think
Teaching Ancient Women Philosophers: A Case Study
In this paper I discuss in some detail my experience teaching women philosophers in the context of a survey course in ancient Greek philosophy at a small liberal arts college. My aim is to share the
The Manifestation of Reason in African Philosophy
I argue that the manifestation of reason in Africa’s intellectual space has been logocentric since colonial times which is detrimental to the development of the African idea. I propose a transition
Iconicity and the Invisible Crisis of Reclaimed Gender Identity: The Case of Agora and the Visible Human Project
The final decades of the 20th century witnessed the advent of theories and practices committed to radical revisionism of received epistemic paradigms vis-à-vis formerly marginalised groups. While the
A companion to women in the ancient world
A Companion to Women in the Ancient World is the first interdisciplinary, methodologically based collection of readings to address the study of women in the ancient world while weaving textual,
Re-Membering Ancient Women: Hypatia of Alexandria and her Communities
Re-Membering Ancient Women: Hypatia of Alexandria and Her Communities is a recovery of Hypatia of Alexandria (355-415 ACE) as a skilled rhetorician and instructor of note who taught in Alexandria,
Provocation in Philosophy and Art
Provocation is an integral part of Socrates’ philosophical method. Does provocation have a similar methodological function in art? My tentative answer is no. In the Socratic method, provocation is
EXILE – AFTER OVID
This paper re-examines three Metamorphoses tales to argue the crucial importance of factoring in the en-gendering (in Teresa de Lauretis’s terms) of the banished figure not just as the criminal
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 60 REFERENCES
Diodorus Cronus and Hellenistic Philosophy
  • D. Sedley
  • Philosophy
    Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society
  • 1977
During the last four decades historians of ancient logic have become increasingly aware of the importance of Diodorus Cronus and his pupil Philo as pioneers of the propositional logic which came to
Greek Thought and the Origins of the Scientific Spirit
WE have already had occasion to direct attention to the attempt which is being made, in this “History of Civilisation” series, to systematise, and to make more generally available, the vast amount of
Hypatia of Alexandria
Fourth century Alexandria was the western world’s center of scientific, philosophic, and other intellectual achievement. Christianity was gaining as much political and intellectual power as the old
Plato's SYMPOSIUM.
This is the first full-length study of the Symposium to be published in English, and one of the first English works on Plato to take its bearings by the dramatic form of the Platonic dialogue, a
The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers
I. DIOGENES was a native of Sinope, the son of Tresius, a money-changer. And Diocles says that he was forced to flee from his native city, as his father kept the public bank there, and had
Dialogues of Plato
Jowett was keen to show the literariness of Plato's writings and to offer a translation that could appeal to both scholars and readers with no knowledge of ancient Greek. This edition contains his
Plato, the man and his work
1. The Life of Plato 2. The Platonic Writings 3. Minor Socratic Dialogues - Hippias Major, Hippias Minor, Ion, Menexenus 4. Minor Socratic Dialogues - Charmides, Laches, Lysis 5. Minor Socratic
Natural History
G. GrimpoE. WaglerDie Tierwelt der Nord und Ostsee.Herausgegeben von. Lieferung 6 (Teil 10.e1, 10.h1, 10.h2, 12.g2 ). Teil 10.e1: Epircaridea, von F. Nierstrasz und G. A. Brender à Brandis; Teil
What Plato Said
Thank you very much for reading what plato said. Maybe you have knowledge that, people have search hundreds times for their chosen readings like this what plato said, but end up in infectious
De natura deorum
Introduction M. Tvlli Ciceronis de Natvra Deorvm Liber I Commentary Appendix: prose rhythm.
...
...