Simone de Beauvoir – Why I Am A Feminist

“This is probably the first time you have seen Simone de Beauvoir. Like Jean-Paul Sartre, her lifelong companion, she has always refused, until this year, to appear on TV. Her novels, such as The Mandarins, awarded the 1954 Prix Goncourt, or reminiscences like Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, have made her known to the public as one of the greatest writers of today. But it’s through her essay The Second Sex, published over 25 years ago, that she has played a historic role in transforming the ideas of our time.”

Comments Off on Simone de Beauvoir – Why I Am A Feminist
by New Philosopher on September 18, 2015

Comments are closed.


features

Until recently, if you’d told me I needed to spend more of my life relaxing or having fun, let alone

read more

If you go to the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London, you will find that it has been transformed into

read more

Any new entertainment technology worth its salt is greeted as a portent of impending doom. In the 18th and 19th

read more