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Women Philosophers in London


Recent years has seen significant work on women philosophers who contributed to the early development of analytic philosophy. A number of these philosophers were - in part because of limited opportunities in established centres such as Oxford and Cambridge - associated with Bedford College in London. At Bedford, Susan Stebbing became the first woman to hold a Chair in Philosophy in the UK. Stebbing also founded the journal Analysis with her colleague Margaret MacDonald. Other Bedford philosopher included Ruby Meager and Ruth Lydia Saw, both founder members of the British Society of Aesthetics. In this conference we aim to celebrate the work of these pioneering women philosophers of Bedford College.

Speakers:

Siobhan Chapman (Liverpool) 
Sophia Connell (Birkbeck) 
Stacie Friend (Birkbeck)
Frederique Janssen-Lauret (Manchester)


Three bursaries are available to fund 1 nights accommodation and up to £100 travel expenses for undergraduate or postgraduate students traveling from outside of London who wish to attend this conference.  To apply email IP@sas.ac.uk the following details using 'Women in London Philosophy - Bursary'


1. Name

2. Home institution

3 Currently studying for - (eg, BSc philosophy, PhD, etc.) 

4. How attending this conference would further your current studies (max 400 words)


Deadline for application for the bursary is 18th December.