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Beauvoir's minoritarian philosophy

Beauvoir's minoritarian philosophy

Secomb, Linnell (1999) Beauvoir's minoritarian philosophy. Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 14 (4). pp. 96-113. ISSN 0886-5367 (Print), 1527-2001 (Online) (doi:

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Drawing on Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's elaborations of the project of philosophy and styles of minoritarian literature, it becomes possible to reveal new dimensions in Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex. In this work she uses a minoritarian philosophy, which is an accessible and collaborative mode of philosophizing, to create a concept of Woman as an incarnate-becoming. This concept overcomes the dichotomizing of transcendence and immanence, and revalues feminine existence within philosophical discourses.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: minoritarian literature, minoritarian philosophy, femininity, Simone de Beauvoir, Gilles Deleuze
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Social, Political & Cultural Studies
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:21

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