Download e-book for kindle: A Companion to Simone de Beauvoir (Blackwell Companions to by Laura Hengehold,Nancy Bauer

By Laura Hengehold,Nancy Bauer

The paintings of Simone de Beauvoir has persevered and flowered within the final twenty years, thank you essentially to the lasting impression of The moment Sex at the upward thrust of educational discussions of gender, sexuality, and outdated age. Now, during this new Companion dedicated to her existence and writings, a global meeting of widespread students, essayists, and prime interpreters mirror upon the diversity of Beauvoir’s contribution to philosophy as one of many nice authors, thinkers, and public intellectuals of the 20th century.

The Companion examines Beauvoir’s wealthy highbrow lifestyles from various angles—including literary, ancient, and anthropological perspectives—and situates her when it comes to her forbears and contemporaries within the philosophical canon. Essays in every one of 4 thematic sections exhibit the breadth and acuity of her perception, from the importance of The moment Sex and her paintings at the metaphysics of gender to her ample contributions in ethics and political philosophy. Later chapters hint the connection among Beauvoir’s philosophical and literary paintings and open up her scholarship to worldwide matters, questions of race, and the legacy of colonialism and sexism. the quantity concludes by means of contemplating her influence on modern feminist concept writ huge, and contours pioneering paintings from a brand new iteration of Beauvoir scholars. 

Ambitious and remarkable in scope, A significant other to Simone de Beauvoir is an available and interdisciplinary source for college students, academics, and researchers around the humanities and social sciences.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to Simone de Beauvoir (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) PDF

Similar philosophical movements books

Dictionary of Existentialism - download pdf or read online

Existentialism, as a philosophy, won prominence after global struggle II. rather than focusing upon a selected point of human lifestyles, existentialists argued that our concentration has to be upon the full being as he/she exists on this planet. Rebelling opposed to the rationalism of such philosophers as Descartes and Hegel, existentialists reject the emphasis put on guy as essentially a pondering being.

Download e-book for kindle: Slavoj Zizek and Dialectical Materialism by Agon Hamza,Frank Ruda

This ebook is the 1st quantity to collect the main famous students who paintings on Slavoj i ek's philosophy, studying and interrogating his knowing of dialectical materialism. It merits to be completely and systematically elaborated since it makes an attempt to suggest a brand new origin for dialectical materialism.

Download e-book for iPad: The Absolute and Star Trek by George A. Gonzalez

This quantity explains how megastar Trek permits audience to appreciate major elements of Georg Hegel’s notion absolutely the, the motive force in the back of heritage. Gonzalez, with wit and knowledge, explains how megastar Trek indicates imperative parts of absolutely the. He describes how subject matters and ethos principal to the express reveal the concept that fantastically.

Read e-book online On the Boundary: A Life Remembered PDF

The booklet files the author’s own and highbrow maturation over a interval of 9 many years. This maturation was once by no means merely self-propelled, yet continually happened according to teachings and reviews. located as a “being-in-the-world”, the author’s stories succeed in from global battle II through the chilly battle to contemporary “terror wars.

Additional resources for A Companion to Simone de Beauvoir (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Companion to Simone de Beauvoir (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) by Laura Hengehold,Nancy Bauer


by Mark
4.3

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 49 votes