Wednesday Food for Thought January 14, 2009Posted by Sarah in women.
Tags: books, engels, feminism, me, women
At one point she cites German philospher Friedrich Engels, who claimed that:
“When a woman displays scientific interest, then there is something out of order in her sexuality”.*
I’m going to sit here, at my desk, in a world-renowned astronomy department and be a little bit thankful.
*I’m not sure of the exact source of the quote. Wolf refrences it as cited in Ann Oakley, Housewife: High value/Low cost (London, Penguim Books, 1987), pp. 46-47