Date of Award

12-2013

Degree Type

Dissertation

Embargo Date

3-11-2014

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Philosophy

Advisor(s)

Linda Alcoff

Keywords

Beauvoir, feminist ethics, feminist philosophy, relational autonomy, Simone de Beauvoir, The Ethics of Ambiguity

Subject Categories

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Philosophy

Abstract

In this dissertation, I examine the relevance of Simone de Beauvoir's Ethics of Ambiguity to contemporary feminist thought on the self, autonomy, and ethics. More specifically, I argue that this text has the potential to make unique contributions to these areas of contemporary feminist philosophy.

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Open Access

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