Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Notes to Approaches to Feminism

1. As with most such efforts, the realities of the lives of low income women and single women whose income is crucial to their survival and, in some cases, to that of their families, is erased.

2. It is important to acknowledge that The Philosopher's Index has catalogued articles from a number of countries. However, the majority of the entries in the area of feminist philosophy are related to US journals.

3. There is some debate on the actual date of the founding of SWIP. Some date it as 1971, others to 1972. Other branches of SWIP have different founding dates. Canadian SWIP, for example, was founded in 1976.

4. Editorial by Peg Simons in the inaugural issue of Hypatia.