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Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises( )
Author: Poullain de la Barre, Francois
Introduction by: Welch, Marcelle Maistre
Annotations by: Welch, Marcelle Maistre
Translator: Bosley, Vivien
Series title:The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-67654-8
Publication Date:Dec 2002
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

One of the most radical feminist theorists in Europe before the nineteenth century, François Poullain de la Barre (1647-1723) was a man way ahead of his time. Applying Cartesian principles to "the Woman Question," Poullain demonstrated by rational deduction that the supposedly "self-evident" inequality of the sexes was nothing more than unfounded prejudice. Poullain published three books (anonymously) on this topic in the 1670s, all of which are included in English...
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Book Details
Pages:328
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 8.931 x 0.835 Inches
Book Weight:1.206 Pounds



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