Themed Articles: Simone de Beauvoir

The Second Sex

Sally Scholz traces the major currents of Simone de Beauvoir’s main work.
[Issue 69: September/October 2008]

A Question of Vengeance

Pauline O’Flynn explores de Beauvoir’s argument that punishment is necessary to demonstrate that the degradation of humanity can never be ignored.
[Issue 69: September/October 2008]

The Ethics of Ambiguity

Charlotte Moore freely subjects de Beauvoir’s ethics to a discerning scrutiny.
[Issue 69: September/October 2008]

Becoming A Woman: Simone de Beauvoir on Female Embodiment

Felicity Joseph finds that sometimes it’s hard to become a woman.
[Issue 69: September/October 2008]

The Accents of Her Ruby Lips

Annina Lehmann argues that wearing lipstick is a choice which shows that though we’re influenced by society, we can still make decisions about who we want to be.
[Issue 69: September/October 2008]


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