Rousseau Kant And Wollstonecraft Analysis

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developing rationality, judgment and knowledge (primarily for men), and on the other108 Rousseau, Kant and Wollstonecraft. The Educations of Women hand in the sense of learning the sexual game of life (primarily for women). The second aspect of Wollstonecraft's response to Rousseau which I would like to say something about is a stylistic feature of her reaction, which I shall call "repetition", Of course, Rousseau's own views on women are repetitious. Even though cultural settings change, there are many elements in his view of women which have been repeated by men throughout history. But Wollstonecraft, in her chapter on Rousseau, herself repeats, extensively and literally, the (for her) preposterous and negative things which he says about …show more content…
See: M. Wollstonecraft's "Introduction", to: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, London, Dent, 1929h977. 2 R.F. Beerling, HetcultuurprotestvanJean-Jacques Rousseau. Studies overhetthemapathos en nostalgie. Deventer, van Lochum Slaterus, 1977, p. 129-135; J.B. Elshtain, Public Man, Private Woman. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1981, p. 148-17°; J. Flax, "The Patriarchal Unconscious", in: S. Harding and M. Hintikka, eds., Discovering Reality. Dordrecht, Reidel, 1983, p. 264-269. 3 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allan Bioom. New York, Basic Books, 1979 and London, Penguin, 1991. In Book XI ofthe Confessions, Rousseau describes the publication and reception of Emile. See: J.-J. Rousseau, Confessions. Baltimore, Penguin, 1967. 4 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allan Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 357-480. 5 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allen Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 365-366. 6 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allen Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 367-37°. 7 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allen Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 376-378. Ir is interesting to note that the Pythagoreans, about 2,000 years earlier, also saw the function of rehgion for women in terms of developing their virtues and piety. 8 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allen Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 393-410. 9 J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allen Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 409• Rousseau's claim that behind the achievements of an educated woman stands a male ghost-intellectual resembles the intriguing insinuations of Socrates that Aspasia's speeches were ghost-written. IQ J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allen Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 425. II J.-J. Rousseau, Emile. trans!. by Allan Bioom. London, Penguin, 1991, p. 426. 12 I. Kant, Opmerkingen over hetgevoel vanhetschone en

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