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Old not Other

22 mins | Jul 24, 2022
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Examining Simone de Beauvoir's philosophy on facing old age and avoiding bad faith. No one looks forwards to the alleged privilege of growing old and everything that comes with it. In an attempt to shatter the silence surrounding Western prejudice against the elderly, Kate Kirkpatrick and Sonia Kruks analyse Simon de Beauvoir's "La vieillesse", which dissects how the elderly are viewed and treated as "other" by society.

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