Tony Bruce, Senior Publisher of Philosophy at Routledge, interviews Elinor Mason, author of Feminist Philosophy: An Introduction .
Elinor explores the themes of her book, looking at the key themes of the study of feminism through a philosophical viewpoint. She discusses the practical issues that students want to explore; how the pandemic has highlighted issues with gender roles; explores how a patriarchal society negatively impacts men as well as women; and looks at how oppression is the result of both individual believes and societal structures.
Elinor Mason is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. She is the author of Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility (2019), and a co-author of Philosophy for Everyone (Routledge, 2nd edition 2016).