Jane Addams

[Revised entry by Maurice Hamington on June 30, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Jane Addams (1860 - 1935) can be labeled the first woman "public philosopher" in United States history.
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[Revised entry by Maurice Hamington on June 30, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Jane Addams (1860 - 1935) can be labeled the first woman "public philosopher" in United States history. The dynamics of canon formation, however, resulted in her philosophical work being largely ignored until the 1990s.[1] Addams is best known for her pioneering work in the social...

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