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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (200 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ladelle McWhorter Narrator: Lynn Redgrave Publisher: Knowledge Products Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The World of Philosophy Series Release Date:
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Simone de Beauvoir stands as a towering figure in the twentieth century’s flowering of thought among women. There are probably more women philosophers alive today than in all of prior history, and their perspective brings new ideas and fresh approaches to old problems. We are just now beginning to understand women’s unique contribution to philosophical thought.

The World of Philosophy series is a dramatic presentation, in understandable language, of the concerns, questions, interests, and overall outlook of the world’s great philosophers and philosophical traditions. Special emphasis on clear and relevant explanations gives you a new arsenal of insights toward living a better life.

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About the Author

Ladelle McWhorter is the James Thomas Professor of Philosophy and professor of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at the University of Richmond. She is author of Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization. McWhorter is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and received her MA and PhD from Vanderbilt University.