This new edition of Genevieve Lloyd's classic study of the maleness of reason in philosophy contains a new introduction and bibliographical essay assessing the book's place in the explosion of writing and gender since 1984.

chapter 2|21 pages

The divided soul: manliness and effeminacy

chapter 3|19 pages

Reason as attainment

chapter 4|17 pages

Reason and progress

chapter 5|12 pages

The public and the private

chapter 6|17 pages

The struggle for transcendence

chapter 7|8 pages

Concluding remarks