Spartan Women

Separating the truth from the myth Who were the Spartan women, really? (Image from ThoughtCo) Hi, my name is Jaclynn and I’m a history addict. I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’ve always had a particular interest in ancient history, traveling around the world to visit sites, monuments and museums in parts of the onceContinue reading “Spartan Women”

Unsolicited (Philosophical) Dicks

As a student of women’s history, I find myself at times overwhelmed by the androcentric history (of nearly everything but particularly) of philosophy. For example, Descartes’ mind-body distinction, while not explicitly androcentric, is nonetheless understood to be androcentric when put in the context of Western culture where man is continually identified with mind (reason) andContinue reading “Unsolicited (Philosophical) Dicks”