November 22, 1989
Critic Defends Attack on Feminist Philosophy
To the Editor: In "Feminist Philosophers Are Oddly Unsympathetic to the Women They Claim to Represent" (Opinion, October 11), I pointed out that the "gender feminists" who now shape the philosophy of academic feminism are condescending to women, and that they are making embarrassingly grand and false claims.
David A. Hoekema calls my article "an intemperate diatribe" (Letters to the Editor, November 1). Since he signs as the executive director of the American Philosophical Association