New Criticals

True, I say. How could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed to move their heads?

And similarly, of the women philosophers and the work they carry out, the male philosophers would only see biased and sexist shadows on the wall before them, lesser figures merely performing for and at the pleasure of the males?

Yes, I say.

And if the male professors could talk to each other, would they not agree that they were seeing themselves and these women philosophers as they actually are?

Very true.