*[Philip Graham's] book is a serious and intellectual biography but also a readable and entertaining one - no mean achievement. It will appeal to various audiences: for those with an interest in philosophy and ethics, it provides a unique insight into the mind of one Britain's most celebrated thinkers; for social historians, it offers an account of the changing role of women in the late twentieth century; while educational historians will find the chapter on the work of the special needs committee of particular interest. But it will also appeal to the general reader because, above all, it as a fascinating story of the life of a remarkable woman. *
Education in England, 2022.