The Labor of the Mind

The Labor of the Mind

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How did educated and cultivated men in early modern France and Britain perceive and value their own and women's cognitive capacities, and how did women in their circles challenge those perceptions, if only by revaluing the kinds of intelligence attributed to them? What was thought to distinguish the "manly mind" from the feminine mind? How did awareness of these questions inform various kinds of published and unpublished texts, including the philosophical treatise,… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (August 18, 2017)

Collection: Intellectual History of the Modern Age

Format: EPUB

Page count: 360 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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