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The Possibility of Ethics in the Condition of the Oppressed

Author: Nathalie Nya (John Carroll University, PhD.) Concerned with how other people shape the subjectivity of women and restrict their possibilities to make moral choices, Simone de Beauvoir, in The Ethics of Ambiguity, argues the condition of women is in the state of childhood, which in turn makes women submissive in relation to men. However, in proposing this claim, she limits the moral choices that individual women can make within their social situations, which is based on their ...

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