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François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality

by Siep Stuurman

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Sociology,
  • Historical - General,
  • Europe - France,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Poulain de La Barre, Francois,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • History / France,
  • Equality,
  • 1647-1723,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Feminist theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670983M
    ISBN 100674011856
    ISBN 109780674011854

      Poulain is the subject of Siep Stuurman's recent monograph, François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ). Saint-Hyacinthe is one of the authors taken by Israel as a radical, whose work, especially the Chef d’oeuvre d’un inconnu, was widely by: 3.   The most conspicuous of these was François Poulain de la Barre who is hardly ever mentioned today outside the historiography [End Page ] of early-modern feminism. 4 In the s Poulain published three egalitarian-feminist treatises which must be considered the first examples of a self-conscious Cartesian social philosophy.

    Notes to François Poulain de la Barre 1. When citing from De l’égalité des deux sexes, I use Desmond Clarke’s translation (T1en), except for some passages, where Vivien Bosley’s translation (TTen) is .   Well written and highly accessible, the book illuminates a major turning point in European Enlightenment thought and includes many illustrations by one of the premier engravers of the eighteenth century, which few present-day readers will have had the opportunity to see elsewhereSiep Stuurman, author of François Poulain de la Barre and the Author: Lynn Hunt.

    As part of his attempt to secure a place for women in scientific culture, the Cartesian François Poullain de la Barre asserted as long ago as that "the mind has no sex." In this rich and comprehensive history of women's contributions to the development of early modern science, Londa Schiebinger examines the shifting fortunes of male and female equality in the sphere of the intellect/5(2). Buy Francois Poulain De La Barre: Equality of the Sexes (Classics of philosophy & science) by Clarke, Desmond M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).


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In a tour de force of intellectual history, Siep Stuurman rediscovers the remarkable early Enlightenment figure François Poulain de la Barre. A dropout from theology studies at the Sorbonne, Poulain embraced the philosophy of Descartes, became convinced of the injustice and absurdity of the subjection of women, and assembled an entirely Cited by: Get this from a library.

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A dropout from theology studies at. François Poulain de la Barre (–) is known for his treatises De l’égalité des deux sexes [On the Equality of the Two Sexes] (), De l’éducation des dames [On the Education of Ladies] () and De l’excellence des hommes [On the Excellence of Men] ().

Despite its name the third treatise continues his defense of equality between the sexes by overturning rhetorically. François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality. Siep Stuurman. Add to Cart “ Stuurman rescues from obscurity the revolutionary thinking of Poulain de la Barre and shows him to be a political philosopher of singular importance whose vision of human equality, particularly the full participation of women, was breathtaking.

François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Hardcover) By Siep Stuurman. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: Febru In a tour de force of intellectual history, Siep Stuurman rediscovers the remarkable early Enlightenment figure François Poulain de la Barre.

A dropout from theology studies at the Sorbonne, Poulain embraced the philosophy of Descartes, became convinced of the injustice and absurdity of the subjection of women, and assembled an entirely original social philosophy.

Siep STUURMAN, François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality, Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University Press,x pages. Article Jan Author: Siep Stuurman.

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A brief summary of the feminist ideas of François Poulain de la Barre, a 17th C French Cartesian. François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality, Cambridge, MA.

―Siep Stuurman, author of François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality “A major study of Picart and Bernard's work In recent years, a number of historians have reminded us that one could be Enlightened without abandoning Christianity (or Judaism).Cited by:   Summary FranceFrançois Poullain De La Barre In the backdrop of the dominant Cathothic doctrine that dictates how God ordained women to be physically and mentally inferior, a new wind of Enlightenment rationalist thought is emerging with Rene´ Descartes' et al.

In lieu of these developments de la Barre makes a bold claim: mental. De l'egalite des deux sexes: discours physique et moral: ou l'on voit l'importance de se defaire des prejugez / par le Sr.

F.P. de la Barre Poulain de La Barre, François, [ Book, Microform: ] Languages: French View online (access conditions) At 3 libraries.

See Siep Stuurman, François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modem Equality (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ), pp. 59–60 for other European examples of the idea that “the soul, the mind and reason were not sexually differentiated.” CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: Derval Conroy.

This chapter discusses the impact of Cartesian epistemological, metaphysical, and ethical ideas on the feminist arguments of François Poulain de la Barre (–) and Mary Astell ().Author: Jacqueline Broad.

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Stuurman, Siep,François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality, Cambridge, MA & London: Harvard University Press. (Scholar) Svensson, Frans,“A Cartesian Distinction in Virtue: Moral and Perfect”, in Reuter and Svensson – France and her eastern allies, French-Czechoslovak-Polish relations from the Paris Peace Conference to Locarno.

For his book François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Harvard University Press, ), he was awarded the George Mosse Prize by the American Historical Association. At present he is working on an intellectual history of social and economic : Siep Stuurman.

One of the most radical feminist theorists in Europe before the nineteenth century, François Poullain de la Barre () was a man way ahead of his time.

Applying Cartesian principles to "the Woman Question," Poullain demonstrated by rational deduction that the supposedly "self-evident" inequality of the sexes was nothing more than /5. See, for example, Women Writers and the Early Modern British Political Tradition, ed.

Hilda L. Smith (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, ); Siep Stuurman, François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ); and Women, Gender and Enlightenment, ed.

Sarah Knott and. Siep Stuurman (Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam) for François Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Harvard Univ. Press, ). Stuurman examines the work of a nearly forgotten writer of the early Enlightenment, François Poulain de la Barre (–).

5 For just a few recent examples of works highlighting women's almost exclusive role in eighteenth-century feminist activity, see Bruder, Helen, William Blake and the Daughters of Albion (New York, ); Porter, Roy, The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment (New York, ); and Stafford, William, English Feminists and Their Opponents in the .