Anthologies and Monographs

    • Hutchison, Katrina and Fiona Jenkins, eds. (2013). Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change? Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Brownstein, Michael and Jennifer Saul, eds. (2016). Implicit Bias and Philosophy: Metaphysics and Epistemology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Valian, Virginia (1998). Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Special Issues

    • Crouch, Margaret A. and Lisa H. Schwarztman, eds. (2012). Gender, Implicit Bias, and Philosophical Methodology. Special Issue of the Journal of Social Philosophy 43(3), 205–362.

There is the (usually biennial) APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy. The purpose of the Newsletter is to publish information about the status of women in philosophy and to make the resources of feminist philosophy more widely available. You may find all Newsletters online:


  • Adleberg, Toni, Morgan Thompson, and Eddy Nahmias (2015). Do Men and Women Have Different Philosophical Intuitions? Further Data“, Philosophical Psychology 28 (5), 615–641.
  • Altorf, Marije (2012). After Cursing the Library: Iris Murdoch and the (In)visibility of Women in Philosophy. Hypatia 26(2), 384–402.
  • Antony, Louise (2012). Different Voices or Perfect Storm: Why Are There So Few Women in Philosophy? Journal of Social Philosophy 43 (3), 227–255.
  • Benetreau-Dupiny, Yann and Guillaume Beaulac (2015). Fair Numbers: What Data Can and Cannot Tell Us About the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy. Ergo 2(3). DOI:
  • Bright, Liam Kofi (2017). Decision Theoretic Model of the Productivity Gap. Erkenntnis 82, 421–442.
  • Calhoun, Cheshire (2009). MUSINGS. The Undergraduate Pipeline Problem. Hypatia 24 (2), 216–223.
  • Dotson, Kristie (2011). Concrete Flowers: Contemplating the Profession of Philosophy. Hypatia 26(2), 403–409.
  • Dotson, Kristie (2011). Tracking Epistemic Violence, Tracking Practices of Silencing. Hypatia 26(2), 236–257.
  • Figdor, Carrie and Matthew Drabek (2016). Experimental Philosophy and the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy. In Wesley Buckwalter and Justin Sytsma (eds.), A Companion to Experimental Philosophy, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 590–602.
  • Gines, Kathryn (2011). MUSINGS: Being a Black Woman Philosopher: Reflections on Founding the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers.Hypatia 26(2), 429–437.
  • Haslanger, Sally (2008). Changing the Ideology and Culture of Philosophy: Not by Reason (Alone). Hypatia 23(2), 210–223.
  • Kidd, Ian James (2015). Unthinkable: Why Should Men Care about Gender Inequality? The Irish Times, 17 March 2015. Online:
  • Krishnamurthy, Meena, Shenyi Liao, Monique Deveaux, and Maggie Dalecki (forthcoming). The Underrepresentation of Women in Prestigious Ethics Journals. Hypatia.
  • Lee, Carole J. and Christian D. Schunn (2011). Social Biases and Solutions for Procedural Objectivity. Hypatia 26(2), 352–373.
  • Leslie, Sarah-Jane, Andrei Cimpian, Meredith Meyer, and Edward Freeland (2015). Expectations of Brilliance Underlie Gender Distributions Across Academic Disciplines. Science 347(6219), 262–265.
  • Norlock, Kathryn J. (2006). Women in the Profession: A More Formal Report to the APA-CSWOnline:
  • Norlock, Kathryn J. (2011). Update on the Report to the APA-CSW from 2006Online:
  • Paxton, Molly, Carrie Figdor, and Valerie Tiberius (2012). Quantifying the Gender Gap: An Empirical Study of the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy. Hypatia 27(4), 949–957.
  • Poltera, Jacqui (2011). MUSINGS: Women and the Ethos of Philosophy: Shedding Light on Mentoring and Competition. Hypatia 26(2), 419–428.
  • Thompson, Morgan (2017). Explaining the Gender Gap in Philosophy. Philosophy Compass 12(3), e12406.
  • Wylie, Alison (2009). Women in Philosophy: The Costs of Exclusion. Hypatia 26(2), 374–382.

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