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A vindication of the rights of woman: with strictures on political and moral subjects (1792), written by the 18th-century british proto-feminist mary wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophyin it, wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the 18th century who did not believe women should have an education. With a vindication of the rights of woman, “mary wollstonecraft’s reputation has suffered vicissitudes which, even in the history of genius, are unusual her name, during her lifetime, was lauded to the skies by one half of the reading public, and — in exactly proportional measure — vituperated by the other half. Mary wollstonecraft (1759–1797) was a moral and political philosopher whose analysis of the condition of women in modern society retains much of its original radicalism one of the reasons her pronouncements on the subject remain challenging is that her. Wollstonecraft closes the book with one last flurry, summing up all the arguments she's made and showing once and for all that there's no possible way to support the oppression of women without being a bully and a tyrant.
Mary wollstonecraft is sometimes called the mother of feminism her body of work largely is concerned with women's rights in her 1791-92 book, a vindication of the rights of woman, now considered a classic of feminist history and feminist theory, mary wollstonecraft argued primarily for the rights of woman to be educated through education would come emancipation. This item: penguin great ideas: a vindication of the rights of woman by mary wollstonecraft mass market paperback £436 only 4 left in stock (more on the way) sent from and sold by amazon.
Mary wollstonecraft (1759-1797) first achieved fame for her a vindication of the rights of woman (1792), in which she extended the radical idea of the rights of man to women and laid the groundwork for modern feminism. This lead to wollstonecraft’s book, “a vindication of the rights of women,” becoming very popular after mary’s book on female rights was released, multiple contemporary magazines such as analytical review and new york magazine wrote favorable reviews. In an era of revolutions demanding greater liberties for mankind, mary wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was an ardent feminist who spoke eloquently for countless women of her time.