Great Throughts Treasury

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Sandra G. Harding

American Philosopher of Feminist and Post-Colonial Theory, Epistemology, Research Methodology and Philosophy of Science

"Central to the notion of masculinity is its rejection of everything that is defined by a culture as feminine and its legitimated control of whatever counts as the feminine... Gender is an asymmetrical category of human thought, social organization, and individual identity and behavior."

"Women have been more systematically excluded from doing serious science than from peforming any other social activity, except, perhaps frontline warfare."