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Carrie Figdor

Eleventh Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference March 31

March 28, 2017

The 11th Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference Friday, March 31will feature six student presenters and keynote speaker Carrie Figdor, from the University of Iowa. Figdor's address, "Philosophy and Gender: Beyond the Socratic Stereotype," will explore how the gendered tradition of philosophy harms those who do not fit the Socratic stereotype, why philosophy has lagged behind many sciences and humanities disciplines in bringing in women and minorities into the field, and what is being done to change these traditional norms.

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