The author situates the gender debate inside philosophy. The perceived gender neutrality of philosophy has been critiqued as the author assess the implications of radicalizing philosophy from a gender perspective. She introduces the notion of gender and its relation to male-dominated virtues (androcentrism). She offers feminist responses to androcentrism, and discusses the hegemony of reason, feminist thought & objectivity, and feminist debates & ambitions. Notes and references. Bibliography. Index.