Amber, Anna, and Annie at the Iris Murdoch Society conference | In Parenthesis
Chon Tejedor 🌱
(in parenthesis) - project devoted to a remarkable group of philosophers who met as young women at Oxford University in World War II: Iris Murdoch, Mary Midgley, Philippa Foot & G.E.M. Anscombe Because “Four of us don’t make a Golden Age”
#marymidgley, with Anscombe, Foot & Murdoch was one of 4 women philosophers at Oxford in WW2. Perhaps because the men were away they developed a style of less combative style of Philosophy, less academic, more concerned with understanding human life.
Tonight’s discussion on
was wonderful - about the In Parenthesis Project and the philosophical thinking of Mary Midgley, Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot and Iris Murdoch
One of Durham's most important research projects is
looking at the contribution of women philosophers of the 20th century.
Just been enjoying
's wonderful new website:
BRILLIANT RESOURCE ALERT ⏰🧠
If you want to do it for early 20th century philosophy, you can start by looking here. "Analysis," *the* journal of analytic philosophy, was co-founded by Susan Stebbing:
Excellent philosophical project by my colleague Clare Mac Cumhaill