Introduction: Wittgenstein and Feminism


  • Mickaëlle Provost Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Jasmin Trächtler TU Dortmund
  • Sandra Laugier Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne



Wittgenstein, Feminism


Introduction to Special Issue

Author Biographies

Mickaëlle Provost, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Mickaëlle Provost is a doctoral student at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and just finished her thesis about 'The experience of oppression: a phenomenological perspective'. In 2022-23, she will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Extending New Narratives in Philosophy project at Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia). Her work focuses on the phenomenology of sexist and racist oppression and on the articulation between discursive norms, language and lived experience. 

Jasmin Trächtler, TU Dortmund

Jasmin Trächtler studied history of art and philosophy at the University of Kassel. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Bergen and the University of Kassel in 2021, with the thesis Wittgensteins Grammatik des Fremdseelischen (Berlin: Metzler, 2021). She has been a Research Fellow at the Wittgenstein Archives Bergen at the University of Bergen (2018-2021) and the Institute for Philosophy at Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris (2020). Since 2021, she is an assistant professor at the Department for philosophy and political science at TU Dortmund working on her habilitation project in philosophy of science.

Sandra Laugier, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Sandra Laugier is a professor for philosophy at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris. Before, she was a professor at Université de Picardie Jules Verne (1998-2010). She has been a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France since 2012, the chair of Ethique et Pratique de l’Ordinaire. Currently, she is the deputy director of the Institut des Science Juridicque et Philosophique de la Sorbonne. She received her Ph.D. in 1990 with a thesis on “L’apprentissage de l’obvie: le point de vue logique dans la philosophie de W.V. Quine” and her habilitation in 1997 with a thesis on “Du langage de la science au langage ordinaire”. One of her recent publications is “Care for the Ordinary” ( in: The Murdochian Mind, ed. by M. Hopwood & S. Panizza, London: Routledge, 223-235, 2022).


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