female philosophers

Wise Women: 6 Ancient Female Philosophers You Should Know About

8 March, 2021

“Recalling the wisdom of ancient women both expands our view of history and reminds us of the gendered elements of modern complex thought,” says Dawn LaValle Norman in this article for The Conversation. The week of International Women’s Day, with its 2021 theme Choose to Challenge, is a good time to familiarise ourselves with some of the ancient female philosophers you should (but probably don’t) know – Aspasia of Miletus, Clea, Thecla, Sosipatra, Macrina the Younger and Hypatia of Alexandria.

The Conversation 2021. read the full article here.

Image by Michel Corneille the Younger, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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