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Question posted on March 16, 2014; 1 response
Is there too much ideology in philosophy? I consider such areas as "feminist philosophy" to be a contradiction; how can one discover truths while constantly bound by an ideological method? Why not just restrict it to a "philosophy of women"...
Feminism Show

Question posted on November 28, 2013; 1 response
Is a presumptive skepticism of as yet unproven rape allegations immoral, anti-feminist or otherwise problematic? Or is it a matter of justifiably presuming innocence?...
Ethics, Feminism Show

Question posted on April 4, 2013; 1 response
Sometimes I read feminists who say that their mission has nothing to do with emasculating men and that they think masculinity is wonderful. I am perplexed since I don't know what this masculinity thing is or why it should matter. What...
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Question posted on February 7, 2013; 1 response
Feminists often allege that their is something especially sexist about departments of academic philosophy? What would you day about this charge? One criticism of philisophy is that it doesn't allow any consideration of the subjective aspects of existence which are...
Feminism, Philosophy Show

Question posted on January 31, 2013; 1 response
Are expressions like "women are beautiful" sexist? Doesn't that imply that women exist as something to be admired rather than as beings in and of themselves? ...
Feminism, Language Show

Question posted on January 2, 2013; 1 response
Feminists often oppose "slut shaming" which is when people denigrate women who are perceived to engage in sexual behavior excessively. Does this mean that promiscuity or (so called promiscuity rather) should be condoned or celebrated? Is there any reason to...
Feminism Show

Question posted on November 17, 2012; 1 response
I'm curious what moral distinctions (if any) exist between, for example, the Venus de Milo or the Birth of Venus and "soft" pornography like Playboy?...
Art, Feminism Show

Question posted on October 11, 2012; 1 response
Is it possible to make a legally meaningful distinction between porn which is abusive and porn which is very rough? I think this question is very relevant for our time....
Feminism Show

Question posted on October 4, 2012; 1 response
According to Hillary Clinton, "Women have always been the primary victims of war. Women lose their husbands, their fathers, their sons in combat." On what conceivable grounds could such a statement be made given that dying tends to be kind...
Feminism Show

Question posted on July 19, 2012; 1 response
If a woman were to force herself sexually on a man most people would have a hard time imagining how that incident would cause lasting and profound trauma for that man. Why is that? ...
Ethics, Feminism, Sex Show

Question posted on July 12, 2012; 1 response
What's wrong with rape jokes?...
Feminism Show

Question posted on June 28, 2012; 1 response
Only rarely is there a movie that comes out where there is a main female character who is involved is some kind of plot that doesn't involve romantic entanglements with men. If the movie looks good then I will go...
Feminism Show

Question posted on May 31, 2012; 1 response
With regard to opening doors many women assert that men who do so are being "gentleman" and those who don't are ungentlemanly. Likewise some feminists assert that men are sexist if they open a door for them. I've tried to...
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Question posted on April 19, 2012; 1 response
It is generally acknowledged, especially by feminists, that men in general have behaviors and traits that are not good. Could a feminist name any general behaviors and traits that women have that are not good and that are also not...
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Question posted on April 12, 2012; 1 response
Is hating men an acceptable response to male oppression? Is the degree of male oppression such that the hatred of men is justifiable?...
Feminism Show

Question posted on April 12, 2012; 1 response
Could you write philosophical books on women? I would like to read what philosophers think about women. It does not matter, it can be a book, extract. What classical philosophers think about women?...
Feminism Show

Question posted on March 9, 2012; 1 response
A website I came across reads: "Can I Kiss You?" Ask any woman and she will tell you a man should NEVER "ask" for a kiss. Asking for a kiss goes against EVERYTHING a woman is looking for in...
Feminism, Sex Show

Question posted on February 16, 2012; 1 response
According to posters placed around my college 40% of women and 60% of men believe that rape is acceptable in some circumstances such as if a girl uses a guy for money. I contacted one of authors of that study...
Feminism Show

Question posted on February 16, 2012; 1 response
It is said that whether sexism is intentional or not does not matter - it is sexism all the same. How does that work, though? We generally distinguish between, for instance, killing someone by accident (as in manslaughter)...
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Question posted on February 2, 2012; 1 response
Is there such thing as a male feminist philosopher?...
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