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Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat, and Political Correctness in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Academic Editors: Jean-Yves Beziau, Thalia Magioglou and Marcin J. Schroeder
Philosophies 2017, 2(2), 12; https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies2020012
Received: 13 October 2016 / Revised: 10 April 2017 / Accepted: 8 May 2017 / Published: 24 May 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Political Correctness—Towards a Global Ethos)
This paper offers an unorthodox appraisal of empirical research bearing on the question of the low representation of women in philosophy. It contends that fashionable views in the profession concerning implicit bias and stereotype threat are weakly supported, that philosophers often fail to report the empirical work responsibly, and that the standards for evidence are set very low—so long as you take a certain viewpoint. View Full-Text
Keywords: women in philosophy; implicit bias; stereotype threat; sexism; gender bias; feminism; political correctness; replication crisis; blind auditions women in philosophy; implicit bias; stereotype threat; sexism; gender bias; feminism; political correctness; replication crisis; blind auditions
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Hermanson, S. Implicit Bias, Stereotype Threat, and Political Correctness in Philosophy. Philosophies 2017, 2, 12.

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