Category Archives: Simone de Beauvoir

Books received – Kirkpatrick, Carlisle, Stratford, Carrigan

Kate Kirkpatrick, Becoming Beauvoir; Clare Carlisle, Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard; Elaine Stratford, Home, Nature and the Feminine Ideal: Geographies of the Interior and of Empire; and Mark Carrigan, Social Media for Academics, second edition. Elaine and … Continue reading

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Books received – Gabrys, Arendt, de Beauvoir, Prideaux, Brown, Milgram

Jennifer Gabrys, How to do Things with Sensors; Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future; Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex; Sue Prideaux, I am Dynamite! A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche; Wendy Brown, In the Ruins of Neoliberalism; and Stanley Milgram, Obedience to Authority. Jennifer Gabrys’s … Continue reading

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Kate Kirkpatrick, Becoming Beauvoir: A Life – Bloomsbury, 2019 (and short piece in The Guardian)

Kate Kirkpatrick, Becoming Beauvoir: A Life – Bloomsbury, 2019 “One is not born a woman, but becomes one”, Simone de Beauvoir A symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir’s unconventional relationships inspired and scandalised her generation. A philosopher, writer, and … Continue reading

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