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A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Chicago Series)

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During the oppressive reign of Louis XIV, Gabrielle Suchon (1632–1703) was the most forceful female voice in France, advocating women’s freedom and self-determination, access to knowledge, and assertion of authority. This volume collects Suchon’s writing from two works—Treatise on Ethics and Politics (1693) and On the Celibate Life Freely Chosen; or, Life without Commitme

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Paperback, 448 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by University Of Chicago Press (first published January 1st 2010)
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