Updates on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Underrepresented Philosophers

This Saturday (10/8) from 1:30PM PST onward, we’ll be hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to improve the coverage of underrepresented philosophers and philosophy, in honor of Kevin Gorman.  (See our earlier post here.)  The editathon will be in the San Diego Central Library as part of Wikiconference North America, but you may also join us remotely from wherever you are, or send me (alexmadva@gmail.com) content, references, or ideas in advance.  We will have Wikipedia-savvy folks on hand to help newbies learn how to edit, but if you are intimidated by the prospects of editing, you can also just email me stuff, e.g., in a Word doc, to hand off to the seasoned editors.  Below is a working list of folks about whom we’ll try to write pages (see also here).  (Thanks to everyone for your suggestions!  I’m sure there are still tons of names being left out, of course, so keep those suggestions coming.)  In the next day or two, I will also post a list of content pages that we’d like to improve or create.

This is a classic scenario in which a lot of people doing a little bit will go a long way.  So, for example, if you know of any awards that one of these people has won, or if you know of an article (perhaps an article you’ve written!) that references one of these people as being influential (e.g., by explaining how a person has made a significant contribution to a debate), please let me know.  Also feel free to post more suggestions, etc., here.

  • Kathryn Pine Addelson of Smith College
  • Sybol Cook Anderson
  • Susan Babbitt
  • Bat-Ami Bar on
  • Dorit Bar-on
  • Elizabeth Barnes
  • Margaret Batton
  • Elizabeth Lane Beardsleyof Temple U
  • Karen Bennett
  • Samantha Brennan
  • Rachael Briggs
  • Sarah Broadie
  • Sarah Buss
  • Helen Cartwright
  • Leigh Cauman of Columbia University
  • Tina Chanter
  • Gertrude Ezorsky
  • Elizabeth Flowers of U of Penn
  • Hide Ishiguro
  • Ann Jaap Jacobson
  • Agnieszka Jaworska
  • Karen Jones
  • Rebecca Kukla
  • Maggie Little
  • Kate Lindemann
  • Sabina Lovibond
  • Mary Beth Mader
  • Linda López McAlister of U of South Florida
  • Susan Sauve Meyer
  • Sarah Moss
  • Mary Beth Mader
  • Susan Sauve Meyer
  • Sarah Moss
  • Jennifer Nagel
  • Catarina Dutilh Noaves
  • Dorothea Olkowski
  • Phyllis Belle Parun
  • Diana Raffman
  • Deborah Satz
  • Susan Sherwin
  • Sharon Street
  • Connie Rosati
  • Carol Rovane
  • Nancy Tuana
  • Moira Gatens
  • Catriona Mackenzie
  • Jeanette Kennett
  • Rachael Briggs
  • Katherine Hawley
  • Janice Dowell
  • Rosemarie Tong
  • Jean Grimshaw
  • Janice Moulton
  • Leslie McCall
  • Rita Manning
  • Ellen Feder
  • Alison Watson
  • Nadine Puechguirbal
  • Mary Ann Weathers
  • Patricia Bell Scott
  • Cellestine Ware
  • Alma M. Garcia
  • Michelle Habell-Pallan
  • Ziba Mir Hosseynni
  • Oumayma Abu Bakr
  • Irene d’Almeida
  • Carole Boyce-Davies
  • Anne Adams
  • Talia Mae Bettcher
  • Esa Diaz-Leon
  • Kristie Dotson
  • Ishani Maitra
  • Helena de Preester
  • Mari Mikkola
  • Helen de Cruz
  • Margaret (Peggy) Battin
  • Leslie P. Francis
  • Catharine MacKinnon improve
  • Suzanne Pharr expand from stub
  • Jane English improve
  • Luce Irigaray improve
  • Manuel Vargas
  • Eduardo Mendieta
  • José Medina
  • Lucius Outlaw
  • Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò
  • Dwayne Tunstall
  • Neil Roberts
  • Tommy J. Curry
  • Robert E. Birt


2 thoughts on “Updates on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Underrepresented Philosophers

  1. I noticed you listed “Sarah Moss” twice. Did you perchance mean to add Jessica Moss from NYU? She has an excellent book on Aristotle.

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