Women Philosophers in the Ancient Greek World: Donning the Mantle

  title={Women Philosophers in the Ancient Greek World: Donning the Mantle},
  author={Kathleen Wider},
  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… 
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