Directory of Women Philosophers

How many women philosophers can you name?

Many women philosophers have made a valuable contribution to philosophy, but were excluded from the philosophical canon because of cultural misogyny. Over 240 of them can be found in our Directory of Women Philosophers!

The entry on each philosopher shows detailed biographical information as well as sources for further research, including primary and secondary sources, online sources, video material and entries in our ECC. You will have a great starting point for your research with our database on the women philosophers The Directory is still in development and entries are being updated continuously. 

In the meantime, browse our Directory to find a female philosopher you did not know about.

If there is another female philosopher that you would like to see added, please let us know!

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