Mimi R. Gladstein – “Feminism and Equal Opportunity: Hermione and the Women of Hogwarts”

Women in the enchanted and enchanting world of Harry Potter are anything but second-class citizens.

(from Harry Potter and Philosophy edited by David Bagget and Shawn E. Klein)

Key points on Hermione

  1. Hard Work
  2. Logic
  3. Knowledge
  4. Rational


  • John Stuart Mill, On Liberty and On the Subjection of Women
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus