De Beauvoir: “poor man’s Sartre”

Posted: October 18, 2010 by Jender in feminism isn't philosophy

When I told a PhD colleague of mine that I was teaching an Adult Ed class on the philosophical thought of Simone de Beauvoir, he replied: ‘But isn’t she just a poor man’s Sartre? I mean, how is that philosophy? Isn’t it just feminist stuff?’

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