"One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman." - Simone de Beauvoir. To what extent does our social existence determine who we are? What is the meaning of sexuality for human existence? What is the meaning of 'old age'? What is a woman? And what, for that matter, is a man? Stella Sandford explores the philosophical basis of Beauvoir's reflections on these and other questions, from her early moral period, through her post-war philosophical crisis, to the astounding polymathic studies of her mature thought. She demonstrates ...

How to Read Beauvoir 2007, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

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How to Read Beauvoir 2006, Granta Books, London

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