Simone de Beauvoir
Ladelle McWhorter

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Narrated By: Lynn Redgrave

Duration: 2 hours and 57 minutes

What to expect

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 Philosophyseries 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.


Biography: philosophy and social sciences, Education, Philosophy, Western philosophy from c 1800

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