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Reading Beauvoir Through her Diaries as a Student

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Abstract

The present paper aims to read Beauvoir through the diaries that she has written in 1926–1927. Firstly, by reading these diaries I endeavor to understand the philosophical culmination of her thoughts which begin from her diaries. Secondly, after elucidating her philosophical views on self and other from her diaries I would like to make a larger philosophical argument in relation to the originality and ingenuity of Beauvoir as a philosopher and a thinker. She stands independent of Sartre and her diaries bear the originality of her philosophical concepts.

Keywords

Beauvoir Diaries Feminist Philosophy Sartre Originality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Scholar Centre for Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, Shipra HostelJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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