10 Black Female Philosophers You Should Know About

In 2007, the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers (see number 5) had their first meeting to gather together Black women in the field. There still remains an uphill battle in recognition of female philosophers and philosophers of colour. There is a tiny percentage of Black philosophers, and the number of women within that minority is even smaller.…

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The Martha Mitchell Effect

In their paper, ‘Beliefs About Delusions’, Psychologist Vaughan Bell and his colleagues describe how some improbable reports are mistakenly assumed by mental health clinicians to be evidence of psychiatric symptoms. They write that this is due to a failure in accurately verifying whether the events have really taken place, despite how ridiculous they may seem.…

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