Is there something special about the way women do philosophy?

Perhaps it’s not that women do philosophy in a special way, but simply that their unique experiences offer different insights that men overlook or have no experience with. For example, the container model that traditional philosophers (often men) use for pregnancy — the idea that foetus and mother are separate individuals — clashes with the pregnancy experience. Those who have experienced pregnancy report that the foetus is connected to them in a way that makes them feel like they are neither one nor two individuals, but something in between. Read full article here


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