Visions of Women: Being a Fascinating Anthology with Analysis of Philosophers' Views of Women from Ancient to Modern Times

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Plato.- Meno.- The Republic.- Timaeus.- Laws.- Xenophon.- Economics.- Aristotle.- Generation of Animals.- History of Animals.- Nichomachean Ethics.- Politics.- On Poetics.- C. Musonius Rufus.- “That Women Too Should Study Philosophy”.- “Should Daughters Receive the Same Education as Sons?”.- “On Sexual Indulgence”.- “What Is the Chief End of Marriage?”.- “Is Marriage a Handicap for the Pursuit of Philosophy?”.- Quintus Septimus Florens Tertullian.- The Apparel of Women.- Jerome (Eusebius Hieronymus).- Letters.- Against Jovinianus.- Aurelius Augustine.- The City of God.- “Adultrous Marriages”.- Peter Abelard.- “Touching the Origin of Nuns”.- Maimonides (Moses ben Maimon).- The Book of Women.- Thomas Aquinas.- The Summa Theologica.- Thomas More.- Utopia.- Letters.- Desiderius Erasmus.- In Praise of Folly.- “The Abbot and the Learned Woman”.- Luis Vives.- Instruction of a Christian Woman.- The Learning of Women.- Michel de Montaigne.- “Of Friendship”.- “Of the Affection of Fathers for Their Children”.- “Of Three Kinds of Association”.- “On Some Verses of Virgil”.- Thomas Hobbes.- Philosophical Elements of a True Citizen.- The Elements of Law.- Baruch Spinoza.- Tractatus Politicus.- John Locke.- Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government.- David Hume.- A Treatise of Human Nature.- “Of the Rise and Progress of the Arts and Sciences”.- “Of Essay Writing”.- “Of Love and Marriage”.- “Of The Study of History”.- Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montisquieu.- Persian Letters.- The Spirit of Laws.- François-Marie Arouet Voltaire.- “Women”.- Denis Diderot.- “On Women”.- “Woman”.- Letter to his Daughter.- Jean-Jacques Rousseau.- “On Women”.- A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality.- A Discourse on Political Economy.- Emile.- Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet.- On the Admission of Women to the Rights of Citizenship.- Letters from a Dweller in New Heaven to a Citizen of Virginia.- Mary Wollstonecraft.- Vindication of the Rights of Woman.- Immanuel Kant.- The Philosophy of Law.- Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and the Sublime.- Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View.- J. G. Fichte.- The Science of Rights.- G. W. F. Hegel.- The Phenomenology of Mind.- Philosophy of Right.- Arthur Schopenhauer.- “On Women”.- “Position, or a Man’s Place in the Estimation of Others”.- “Ideas Concerning the Intellect”.- “On Jurisprudence and Politics”.- “Psychological Remarks”.- The World as Will and Idea.- Auguste Comte.- The Positive Philosophy.- System of Positive Philosophy.- John Stuart Mill.- The Subjection of Women.- Frederick Engels.- The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State.- Søren Kierkegaard.- Stages of Life’s Way.- Works of Love.- Journals and Papers.- Margaret Fuller Ossoli.- Woman in the Nineteenth Century.- Lucretia Mott.- “Discourse on Woman”.- Friedrich Nietzsche.- “The Greek Woman”.- Beyond Good and Evil.- Human, all-too-Human.- The Joyful Wisdom.- Thus Spake Zarathustra.- The Twilight of the Idols.- The Antichrist.- Ecce Homo.- The Will to Power.- V. I. Lenin.- “The Tasks of the Working Women’s Movement in the Soviet Republic”.- Josiah Royce.- Letter.- On Certain Limitations of the Thoughtful Public in America.- William James.- The Principles of Psychology.- Review: Bushnell’s Women’s Suffrage and Mill’s Subjection of Women.- Emily James Putnam.- The Lady.- Emma Goldman.- “Victims of Morality”.- “The Tragedy of Woman’s Emancipation”.- “The Traffic in Women”.- “Marriage and Love”.- Anna Garlin Spencer.- Woman’s Share in Social Culture.- Charlotte Perkins Gilman.- Women in Economics.- The Home.- The Man-Made World.- His Religion and Hers.- George Santayana.- The Life of Reason.- Otto Weininger.- Sex and Character.- Bertrand Russell.- Marriage and Morals.- Max Scheler.- “Toward an Idea of Man”.- “On the Meaning of the Women’s Movement”.- C. S. Lewis.- Letter to Eddison.- Mere Christianity.- Simone de Beauvoir.- The Ethics of Ambiguity.- The Second Sex.- José Ortega y Gasset.- Man and People.- On Love.- Julián Marías.- Metaphysical Anthropology.- Maryellen MacGuigan: “Is Woman a Question?”.

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