Sally Haslanger is Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women’s and Gender Studies at MIT. She has published in metaphysics, epistemology, feminist theory, and critical race theory. Broadly speaking, her work links issues of social justice with contemporary work in epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language. Her book, Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique (Oxford 2012) received the Joseph B. Gittler award for outstanding work in philosophy of the social sciences. In 2013-4, she was the President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association and in 2015, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Ideology critique is essential to lessen the wrongs that are perpetrated not only on the battlefield and in government, but in practices of everyday life. In this text, Sally Haslanger considers how t...