Randy Ridenour

Voices of the Marginalized

Mar 9, 2017

I began teaching the thought of the 12th century philosopher Abelard in medieval philosophy today, and had to tell the story of his relationship with Heloise. Her letters reveal a deep intelligence, a quick wit, and brilliant insight.

How many other brilliant voices have been marginalized over the years?

What wisdom have we missed by silencing them?

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