Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2019

256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474444125

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Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation

The Problem of The Second Sex

Laura Hengehold

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Situates de Beauvoir's focus on recognition in The Second Sex in terms of women's struggle to individuate themselves despite sexist forms of representation
  • Draws philosophical connections to de Beauvoir's novels
  • One of the first studies to take the importance of de Beauvoir's student diaries for the development of her later thought seriously