File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1996/96-11-03.013, message 95


Date: Sun, 20 Oct 1996 09:54:02 +1000
Subject: Re: Home or Auto Didact




On Sat, 19 Oct 1996, John Young wrote:

>    The Economist, 19 October 1996, p. 91.
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>    The Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition
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>    (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Moses, Jesus, Marcus
>    Aurelius, Augustine, Aquinas, More, Machiavelli, Bacon,
>    Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Newton, Locke, Berkeley,
>    Hume, Smith, Rousseau, Kant, Burke, Montesquieu, Hegel,
>    Marx, Mill, Kierkegaard, Darwin, Freud, Nietzsche, James,
>    Ayers, Quine, Wittgenstein, Weber, Habermas, Kuhn, Rorty,
>    Foucault, Rawls, Levi-Strauss. etc.)
> 
> ...and not a single woman in the great canon of western thought...or do 
women just figure as the'etc' ??????? 
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