Simone de Beauvoir’s political philosophy resonates today | Curio

Simone de Beauvoir’s political philosophy resonates today

7 mins | May 28, 2017

For many philosophers, thought and action appear as completely separate endeavors. Simone de Beauvoir, however, suggested that life only had true meaning if you took political sides and acted on your convictions. Writing in Aeon Magazine, Skye C Cleary, explains how this vision of freedom can still serve a role in times of political turmoil. ​

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From Aeon magazine