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    • Introduction 

      Berges, Sandrine; Coffee, A. M. S. J. (Oxford Scholarship Online, 2016)
      In the Introduction to this volume, the authors attempt to reflect on the place of Wollstonecraft studies in the recovery project through the attempts to (re-) introduce texts by women in academic philosophy; to present ...
    • Mothers and independent citizens: making sense of Wollstonecraft's supposed essentialism 

      Berges, S. (UniSA Press, 2013)
      Mary Wollstonecraft argues that women must be independent citizens, but that they cannot be that unless they fulfill certain duties as mothers. This is problematic in a number of ways, as argued by Laura Brace in a 2000 ...
    • Wet-Nursing and political participation 

      Berges, Sandrine (Oxford Scholarship Online, 2016)
      Caring duties, which fall particularly to women, are not always compatible with the degree of public life that republican citizenship requires. This is sometimes held as a feminist objection to republicanism. This chapter ...
    • Why women hug their chains: wollstonecraft and adaptive preferences 

      Berges, S. (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
      In a recent article,1 Amartya Sen writes that one important influence on his theory of adaptive preferences is Wollstonecraft's account of how some women, though clearly oppressed, are apparently satisfied with their lot. ...