Why are there so few female philosophers?


Philosophy stands out among the Humanities as one of the few subject where women are vastly outnumbered by men. A report by the Equality Challenge Unit has found that, among non-STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, philosophy is one of the most male-dominated with men accounting for 71.2% of the profession.

Interesting Guardian article about why and what can be done: http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/jan/05/philosophy-is-for-posh-white-boys-with-trust-funds-why-are-there-so-few-women


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