What follows is a summary of remarks I made for the Feminist Caucus Workshop on pedagogy at the 2015 meeting of the ASA in Savannah. I started by saying I do not consider feminism something I do in addition to philosophy, and I consider philosophy not already feminist as diminished in some respect. I quickly added this was a privilege I enjoy as a man, that this privilege is unwarranted, and that it is a shortcoming of philosophy as it is practiced that a man enjoys this privilege and women do not. My aim is to use my privilege to advance the cause of feminism while reminding my students of this bias.
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