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The Oberlin Review

Philosophy Department Responds to Gender Disparities

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer
March 10
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

As I argued in the Review several weeks ago, women are underrepresented in philosophy, both in Oberlin’s department and the field as a whole (“Philosophy Departments Lack Diversity,” Feb. 10, 2017). Since then, I had the opportunity to meet with Professor Katherine Thomson-Jones, chair of Oberl...

Philosophy Departments Lack Diversity

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer
February 10
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Despite having been warned about unequal gender distribution in the field, I was disappointed when I walked into my first day of Problems of Philosophy last semester and found few women in the room. While I’m admittedly only in my first year, my experience as a Philosophy major has shown me that, even...

Students Promote Inclusivitity in Math, Sciences

Emma Paul, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This semester students created several new groups aimed at providing safe spaces for women, non-binary individuals and minorities navigating certain departments that have been traditionally white and male-dominated, such as math, computer science, philosophy and the natural sciences. Three new groups,...

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