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Simone de Beauvoir (9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.

Simone de Beauvoir (9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.
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Simone de Beauvoir (9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist.

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English


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The patriarchy vs de Beauvoir

2/29/2016
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Activist, existentialist, writer, social theorist; Simone de Beauvoir wore many hats, but is most well known for the publication of her 1949 book The Second Sex, which became one of the foundational texts of modern feminism.

Duration: 00:10:00


Tête-à-Tête

2/29/2016
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Hazel Rowley joins us for a look at her new joint biography of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre: Tête-à-Tête.

Duration: 00:16:00