Feminist Philosophers

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The Sunday cat catches a viral video December 5, 2009

Filed under: cats — annejjacobson @ 10:19 pm

Over eight million people have viewed the original video  on youtube, and it’s gotten many recommendation for our site.  Thanks to SH, we know it was made by a 14 year old, who is very proud, we hope!




APA session: Women and Journal Publishing

Filed under: Journals,women in philosophy — Jender @ 3:43 pm

American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting: Addition to the Program:

Committee on the Status of Women Symposium—Wednesday December 30th, 11:15-1:15

Title: How Do Women Fare in Philosophy Journals?

Chair: Janet Kourany, University of Notre Dame

Participants: Henry Richardson—Georgetown University; editor of Ethics

Thom Brooks—University of Newcastle, UK; editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy

Alison Wylie—University of Washington; coeditor of Hypatia

Sally Haslanger, MIT

Carole Lee—University of Washington


Monitoring poverty and social exclusion

Filed under: poverty — Monkey @ 9:55 am

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report earlier this week on poverty and social exclusion in the UK. The report is based on official government figures, and is built around a set of fifty indicators, including low income, ill-health, debt, and poor education. You can access the report here.



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