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Philosophy as Passion: The Thinking of Simone De Beauvoir

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"Accessible, attractively written (and very well translated), Vintges's study is a convincing defence of de Beauvoir against some of the more common criticisms." --Radical Philosophy

..". Vintges's meticulous textual analysis, logical clarity, and sweeping originality guarantee her book its enduring value. Indispensable for students of Beauvoir's philosophy and existentiali
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Indiana University Press (first published 1992)
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i have read several on and by de beauvoir, with the intent of reading much feminismlit and philosophy as if from another country, language, culture- women's worlds are after all often as alien to me as say Indic or Japanese philosophy, and this text is excellent help in reading her work. there is some argument whether what she writes is philosophy, sociology, literature, and here it is clear she is engaged with searching, determining, expressing, her own sort of phenomenology and existentialism, ...more
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