G Talks Back to Against Professional Philosophy; and Images of Some of Our Favorite Women Philosophers.

A Conversation Between G and Z

APP Editors’ note: G is a full-time adjunct lecturer in philosophy at a public university somewhere in North America.

G: Here are some some biased and unreflective comments about APP because, as you know, most of us just don’t have much time.

the political philosopher, Hannah Arendt

the philosopher-logician, Ruth Barcan Marcus

the existentialist philosopher, Hazel Barnes

the existentialist philosopher-novelist, Simone de Beauvoir

the philosopher of mind, Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia

the philosopher of mind, Ruth Garrett Millikan

the political philosopher, anarchist, and political activist, Emma Goldman

the philosopher of logic, knowledge, and science, Susan Haack

the philosopher-novelist, Iris Murdoch

the Kantian ethicist and political philosopher, Onora O’Neill

the Kantian philosopher and conceptual artist, Adrian Piper

the philosopher-poet and political activist, Muriel Ruckeyser

the philosopher of mind and metaphysician, Lynne Rudder Baker

the philosopher-novelist, Mary Shelley

the existential phenomenologist and martyr, Edith Stein

the philosopher of mind and metaphysician Helen Steward

the existentialist philosopher, political activist, and mystic, Simone Weil

and the political philosopher, Mary Wollstonecraft


Formerly Captain Nemo. A not-so-very-angry, but still unemployed, full-time philosopher-nobody.

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