A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-07-03
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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The first great manifesto of women's rights which argued for the education of women, by influential feminist.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Further Readingp. 71
A Note on the Textp. 75
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Author's Introductionp. 79
Dedicationp. 85
The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Consideredp. 91
The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussedp. 100
The Same Subject Continuedp. 123
Observations on the State of Degradation to which Woman is Reduced by Various Causesp. 141
Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contemptp. 173
The Effect which an Early Association of Ideas Has upon the Characterp. 219
Modesty - Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtuep. 227
Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputationp. 240
Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Societyp. 252
Parental Affectionp. 264
Duty to Parentsp. 267
On National Educationp. 273
Some Instances of the Folly which the Ignorance of Women Generates, with Concluding Reflections on the Moral Improvement that a Revolution in Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Producep. 300
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