Introduction: Women in the History of Analytic Philosophy

Jeanne Peijnenburg, Sander Verhaegh

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Abstract

The present volume collects papers on ten female thinkers who directly or indirectly contributed to the development of analytic philosophy but who did not always receive the attention they deserve. In this introduction, we briefly recall the standard account of analytic philosophy as we know it from the textbooks, provide an overview of the research that has been done on the role of women in analytic philosophy in the past few years, and offer a quantitative analysis of 3,274 publications in the major analytic journals between 1896 and 1960. We conclude our introduction with summaries of the ten chapters in this volume.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen in the History of Analytic Philosophy
Subtitle of host publicationSelected Papers of the Tilburg-Groningen Conference, 2019
EditorsJeanne Peijnenburg, Sander Verhaegh
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Nature
Chapter1
Pages1-21
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-08593-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-08595-6, 978-3-031-08592-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2-Jan-2023

Publication series

NameWomen in the History of Philosophy and Sciences
PublisherSpringer Nature
Volume15

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