Being a Black Woman Philosopher: Reflections on Founding the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers
Article first published online: 4 MAR 2011
© by Hypatia, Inc.
Volume 26, Issue 2, pages 429–437, Spring 2011
How to Cite
GINES, K. T. (2011), Being a Black Woman Philosopher: Reflections on Founding the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers. Hypatia, 26: 429–437. doi: 10.1111/j.1527-2001.2011.01172.x
- Issue published online: 27 APR 2011
- Article first published online: 4 MAR 2011
Although the American Philosophical Association has more than 11,000 members, there are still fewer than 125 Black philosophers in the United States, including fewer than thirty Black women holding a PhD in philosophy and working in a philosophy department in the academy.1The following is a “musing” about how I became one of them and how I have sought to create a positive philosophical space for all of us.