List of female philosophers


List of female philosophers

A list of female philosophers, ordered alphabetically:

*Marilyn McCord Adams, (born 1943) fn|O
*Linda Martin Alcoff
*Alice Ambrose, (1906-2001)
*Julia Annas
*G. E. M. Anscombe, (1918-2001) fn|C fn|O fn|R fn|W
*Hannah Arendt, (1906-1975) fn|C fn|O fn|R fn|W
*Arete of Cyrene, (4th century B.C.)
*Aristoclea, (6th century B.C)
*Aspasia of Miletus, (5th century B.C.)
*Mary Astell, (1666-1731) fn|A fn|B fn|C fn|D1 fn|D2 fn|R
*Babette Babich (1956-)
*Linda Badham, (born 1950)
*Annette Baier, (born 1929) fn|O
*Ban Zhao, (c. 35-100) fn|D2
*Antoinette Brown, (1825-1921) fn|D2
*Judith Butler, (born 1956)
*Mary Whiton Calkins, (1863-1930) fn|W
*Nancy Cartwright (born 1943) fn|O
*Margaret Cavendish, (1623-1673) fn|A fn|B fn|C fn|R
*Christine de Pizan, (c. 1365-c. 1430) fn|G fn|R
*Andrea Christofidou
*Patricia Churchland, (born 1943) fn|C
*Hélène Cixous, (born 1937) fn|R
*Catherine Trotter Cockburn, (1679-1749) fn|A fn|B fn|C fn|R fn|W
*Lady Anne Finch Conway, (1631-1679) fn|A fn|B fn|C fn|D1 fn|O fn|R fn|W
*Simone de Beauvoir, (1908-1986) fn|D1 fn|O fn|R fn|W
*Émilie du Châtelet, (1706-1749) fn|R
*Raya Dunayevskaya, (1910-1987)
*Dorothy Edgington
*George Eliot, (1819-1880) fn|G fn|R
*Elisabeth of Bohemia, (1618-1680) fn|A fn|B fn|C fn|R
*Philippa Foot, (born 1920) fn|C fn|O fn|W
*Linda Quan Foy (born 1948)
*Dorothea Frede, (1941-)
*Margaret Gilbert
*Charlotte Perkins Gilman, (1860-1935)
*Hannah Ginsborg
*Emma Goldman, (1869–1940)
*Marie de Gournay, (1565-1645) fn|D2
*Celia Green, (born 1935)
*Marjorie Grene, (born 1910)
*Susan Haack, (born 1945) fn|W
*Jane Heal
*Virginia Held
*Ágnes Heller, (born 1929)
*Heloise, (1101-1162) fn|D2
*Mary Hesse, (born 1924)
*Hildegard of Bingen, (1098-1179) fn|D1 fn|R
*Hipparchia, (4th century BC)
*Jennifer Hornsby, (born 1951) fn|O
*Rosalind Hursthouse
*Hypatia of Alexandria, (370-415) fn|C fn|R
*Luce Irigaray, (born 1930) fn|C fn|O fn|R
*Martha Klein
*Christine Korsgaard
*Julia Kristeva, (born 1941) fn|C fn|O fn|R
*Susanne Langer, (1895-1985) fn|O fn|R fn|W
*Michèle Le Dœuff, (born 1948) fn|O fn|R
*Leontion, (4th century BC)
*Rosa Luxemburg, (1871-1919) fn|R
*Catherine Macaulay, (1731-1791) fn|G
*Penelope Maddy
*Ruth Barcan Marcus, (born 1921) fn|C fn|O
*Harriet Martineau, (1802-1876) fn|R fn|W
*Damaris Cudworth Masham, (1659-1708) fn|A fn|B fn|C fn|R
*Mechthild of Magdeburg, (1210-1285) fn|G
*Mary Midgley, (born 1919) fn|W
*Ruth Millikan, (born 1933) fn|O
*Iris Murdoch, (1919-1999) fn|O fn|W
*Nancey Murphy, (born 1951)
*Judith Sargent Murray, (1751-1820) fn|D2
*Martha Nussbaum, (born 1947) fn|C fn|O
*Onora O'Neill, (born 1941) fn|O fn|W
*Janet Radcliffe Richards, (born 1944) fn|O
*Ayn Rand, (1905-1982) fn|R
*Rosemary Radford Ruether, (born 1936)
*Ruth Lydia Saw
*Anna Maria van Schurman, (1607-1678) fn|D2 fn|R
*Lady Mary Shepherd, (1777-1847) fn|A fn|C
*Bryan Albridge, fn|A fn|C
*Sor Juana, (1648-1695) fn|D2
*Anne Louise Germaine de Staël, (1766-1817) fn|R
*L. Susan Stebbing, (1885-1943) fn|W
*Edith Stein, (1891-1942) fn|D1
*Gabrielle Suchon, (1631-1703) fn|R
*Shannon Sullivan
*Harriet Taylor Mill, (1807-1858) fn|C fn|D1 fn|R
*Teresa of Avila, (1515-1582) fn|C
*Judith Jarvis Thomson, (born 1929) fn|C fn|O fn|W
*Baroness Mary Warnock, (born 1924) fn|O
*Simone Weil, (1909-1943) fn|C fn|D1 fn|O fn|R
*Victoria, Lady Welby, (1837-1912) fn|W
*Mary Wollstonecraft, (1759-1797) fn|C fn|D1 fn|G fn|O fn|R fn|W
*Frances Wright, (1795-1852) fn|D2
*Dorothy Maud Wrinch, (1894-1976)
*Linda Zagzebski, (born 1946)

Notes

* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in Margaret Atherton's "Women Philosophers of the Early Modern Period". Hackett; 1994. ISBN 0-87220-259-3
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in Jacqueline Broad's "Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century". Cambridge; 2003. ISBN 0-521-81295-X
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in "The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy". Cambridge University Press; 1999. ISBN 0-521-63722-8
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in Jane Duran's "". University of Illinois Press; 2006. ISBN 0-252-03022-2
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in Therese Boos Dykeman's "". Kluwer; 1999. ISBN 0-7923-5956-9
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in Catherine Villanueva Gardner's "Women Philosophers". Westview; 2003. ISBN 0-8133-4133-7 (paperback); ISBN 0-8133-6610-0 (hardcover)
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in "The Oxford Companion to Philosophy". Oxford University Press; 1995. ISBN 0-19-866132-0
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in the "Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy". Routledge; 2000. ISBN 0-415-22364-4
* - For more information about this person's contribution to philosophy, see her entry in Mary Warnock's "Women Philosophers". J.M. Dent; 1996. ISBN 0-460-87721-6


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