The philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir: critical essays

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Indiana University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2006.
Language:
English
Description

Since her death in 1986 and the publication of her letters and diaries in 1990, interest in the philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir has never been greater. In this engaging and timely volume, Margaret A. Simons and an international group of philosophers present 16 essays that reveal Beauvoir as one of the century’s most important and influential thinkers. As they set Beauvoir’s work into dialogue with Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, Foucault, Levinas, and others, these essays consider questions such as Beauvoir’s philosophical relationship with Sartre; her ethic of the erotic; her views on marriage, motherhood, and female friendship; and her interpretations of oppression and liberation. This book discusses the full range of Beauvoir’s work, including The Second Sex, her unpublished diaries, autobiographical writings, novels, and philosophical essays, and broadens the scope and interpretive context of her unique philosophy.

Contributors are Nancy Bauer, Debra Bergoffen, Suzanne Laba Cataldi, Edward Fullbrook, Eva Gothlin, Sara Heinämaa, Laura Hengehold, Stacy Keltner, Michèle Le Doeuff, Ann Murphy, Shannon M. Mussett, Margaret A. Simons, Ursula Tidd, Andrea Veltman, Karen Vintges, Julie Ward, Gail Weiss.

More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780253112163
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f4f719e3-511d-d989-c840-015c766bf3e3
full_title philosophy of simone de beauvoir critical essays
author margaret a simons
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:23AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_display
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
format_arlington eBook
format_category_arlington eBook
id f4f719e3-511d-d989-c840-015c766bf3e3
isbn 9780253112163
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b12997547||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=188247||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
lexile_score -1
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
primary_isbn 9780253112163
publishDate 2006
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b12997547|eBook|eBook||English|Indiana University Press,|c2006.|xi, 316 p. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b12997547||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series Hypatia book
series_with_volume Hypatia book
title_display The philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir critical essays
title_full The philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir [electronic resource] : critical essays / edited by Margaret A. Simons
title_short The philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir
title_sub critical essays