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Department of Philosophy

The (In Parenthesis) Project

In a 2013 letter to the Guardian, “The Golden-Age of Female Philosophy”, Mary Midgley responded to the question ‘How can we end the male domination of philosophy?’ She described philosophy at Oxford during the 1940s when herself, Iris Murdoch, Elizabeth Anscombe, Phillipa Foot and Mary Warnock were undergraduates together