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A Statue Commemorating Lady Mary Shepherd

Time for a statue of Lady Mary Shepherd, first Scottish female philosopher – Please sign the petition!
On Tuesday (24th April 2018) I attended the unveiling of the statue of Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square (London, UK). It was an historic moment because it is the first statue of a woman to be placed in Parliament Square. It is also the first time a statue in this square has been created by a woman artist, Gillian Wearing, a conceptual BritArtist (YBA). For more on this day and photos see:
This would not have been possible without the campaigning and petitioning of Caroline Criado Perez (feminist writer/activist). So, as I watched the unveiling of the statue to the suffragist Millicent Fawcett I thought what about women philosophers? There’s already a petition for a statue of Mary Wollstonecraft in London which I have signed and it would be great to have more signatures, so do add t…

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