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Author Rogers, Dorothy G.

Title America's first women philosophers : transplanting Hegel, 1860-1925 / Dorothy G. Rogers
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 180 pages)
Series Continuum studies in American philosophy
Continuum studies in American philosophy.
Contents Introduction -- 1. The legacy of American idealism -- 2. Susan Blow : philosophy in education -- 3. Anna Brackett : feminist philosopher-educator -- 4. Paraprofessional philosophy stage I : Grace Bibb, Ellen Mitchell, and the Concord School of Philosophy -- 5. Paraprofessional philosophy stage II : Eliza Read Sunderland and Lucia Ames Mead -- 6. Marietta Kies : private virtue in public life
Summary This is the first book about the women of the early American Idealist movement in philosophy. The movement started in St. Louis, Missouri in 1858, becoming more influential as women joined and influenced its development. Many of these women were pioneers in feminist thought, in the expansion of education, and of the woman's role in it as teachers and scholars. Chief among them were Susan E. Blow, Anna C. Brackett, Grace C. Bibb, Ellen M. Mitchell, and Marietta Kies. This book devotes a chapter to the life, practical work, and philosophical ideas of each of them. These were the first American w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-170) and index
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Subject Concord School of Philosophy.
St. Louis Philosophical Society (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Idealism, American.
Women philosophers -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004056177
ISBN 0826474756
1847143008 (electronic bk.)
9781847143006 (electronic bk.)