De Beauvoir by Sally Scholz
Simone de Beauvoir is one of the 20th
Century's premiere philosophers in both existentialism and
feminism. This brief text assists students in understanding De
Beauvoir's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue
and improve their understanding of course content.
Part of the "Wadsworth Philosophers Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles,
each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON DE BEAUVOIR is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the
philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this
concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable
philosopher better enabling students to engage in the reading and to
discuss the material in class and on paper.
• Helps students achieve quick familiarity with the main philosophy of de
Beauvoir as discussed in class or through readings.
• Shows students the specific, substantial contributions made by de
• Is concise—-just 96 pages—-and easy to integrate with other course
• Contains the essential elements of all the key ideas of de Beauvoir that
are most relevant to coursework.
• Meets the practical needs and demands of present day college
ISBN/ISSN: 0-534-57603-6 (published Oct. 1999)
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